East Lancashire Railway

City of Wells at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway
City of Wells at Irwell Vale

The East Lancashire Railway is a standard gauge railway, located in Lancashire, North West England.

The Railway runs from Rawtenstall to Heywood via Irwell Vale, Ramsbottom, Summerseat, Burrs Country Park and Bury Bolton Street.

Refreshments are available at one of the main stations, Bury Bolton Street, in the trackside pub. Refreshments are also available on the train via the buffet.

Streamlined steam locomotive to haul East Lancs services this weekend

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that Ex-LNER 'A4' No. 60009 'Union of South Africa' will be hauling trains this weekend.

East Lancs to put on numerous Flying Scotsman experiences when it...

2020 will see world-famous London and North Eastern Railway 'A3' Class No.60103 "Flying Scotsman" visit the East Lancashire Railway across the year, giving you plenty of times and ways to enjoy your day with "Flying Scotsman".

Fire causes temporary timetable for the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that they are implementing a temporary timetable for this weekend, 4th and 5th January 2019.

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa to haul East Lancs...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that Ex-LNER 'A4' No. 60009 'Union of South Africa' will be hauling services this festive period.

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman set for 2020 visits to the...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that Ex-LNER 'A3' No. 60103 'Flying Scotsman' will be visiting them on a number of dates in 2020.

Update on steam locomotive 46428 from the Bury Standard 4 Group

The Bury Standard 4 Group has released an update on 46428 as well as a brief update on 80097.

Steam locomotive 926 Repton to haul East Lancashire Railway trains this...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 926 Repton will be hauling trains during their Mid Week running.

Steam locomotive 44871 set for East Lancs gala appearance

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be joining them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Their Autumn Steam Gala will be...

WATCH: steam locomotive 34092 City of Wells visits the North Yorkshire...

Sunday 7th April 2019 saw the North Yorkshire Moors Railway host their season opening event for 2019 featuring Spam Can 34092 City of Wells. This...

East Lancashire Railway – 40s at 60 (4K)

Here is our latest video over on our YouTube channel, showcasing the East Lancashire Railway and their Class 40s at 60 gala. The event was...

East Lancashire Railway – Spring Steam Gala 2018 (4K)

Over the weekend of 3rd/4th March 2018, we find ourselves back at the East Lancashire Railway for the second time in 2018. In what was...

East Lancashire Railway – Sulzer Saturday (4K)

Here is our video of our trip to see the Sulzer Saturday gala held by the East Lancashire Railway, in Bury, on the 13th...

12 Days Of Christmas – Day 2 – East Lancashire Railway

Day two of our look back on some of our highlights of 2017. Today, we feature the East Lancashire Railway in North West England....

East Lancashire Railway – Lostock Hall Steam Gala – 2017 (4K)

On the 11th March 2017, we found ourselves setting off for another day filming at a gala. This time round its the East Lancashire...

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An adult ticket (for 18s and over) costs £15.50

A family ticket, for 2 adults and up to 3 children, costs £39.50

Concession fares, single tickets and tickets to intermediate stations are also available.

For more information on Times and Fares please visit the East Lancashire Railway Website


EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version