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.

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...

Win a day with Thomas at the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway is looking for the UK's biggest Thomas the Tank Engine fan to become their “Junior Station Master” at our Day...

Burrs Country Park up for award

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that Burrs Country Park is up for an award. A favourite in the local area, and the newest stop...

Steam locomotive 34046 Braunton to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 34046 Braunton will be visiting them for a weekend of steamy action in August. Running alongside sister locomotive,...

An update on steam locomotive 46428

Following the completion of the restoration on British Railways Standard Class 4 Tank No.80097, the Bury Standard 4 Group turn their attention to starting...

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

http://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/

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
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