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.

Caledonian Railway No.419

Steam locomotive 419 to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019. 419 will be visiting the line for their Spring...
80097

An update on steam locomotive No.80097

The Bury Standard 4 Group has released an update on the restoration of 80097, which is now nearing completion. During the weekend of 5th /...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives –...

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers...
78018 on shed at Loughborough

Steam locomotive 78018 to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 78018 will be visiting the line for their Spring Steam Gala 2019. BR Class 2 No.78018 will be...
34092 City of Wells

East Lancashire Railway welcome 40,000 passengers onboard steam locomotive hauled Santa...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that over the past month, 40,775 passengers have travelled on their Santa Specials. The thousands of passengers boarded the 103...

Photos as Duchess steam locomotive visits Ramsbottom

Over the weekend of 19th - 21st October 2018, the East Lancashire Railway welcomed visiting steam locomotives to its annual Autumn Steam Gala. Railway enthusiasts...
80097

An update on steam locomotive 80097

The Bury Standard 4 Group has released an update on the overhaul work being completed on steam locomotive 80097. Final assembly of the locomotive continued,...
13065 at Ramsbottom

Steam locomotive 13065 to return to service in LMS red

The East Lancashire Railway, along with Mike Kelly (ELR Chairman), has announced that Crab 13065 will return to service in LMS Maroon. Requests from volunteers...
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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...
Leander steams through Summerseat during the East Lancashire Railway Spring Steam Gala 2018video

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...
33109 Captain Bill Smith at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railwayvideo

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...
48624 and 13065 at Summerseatvideo

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....
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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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Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 60 – East Lancs Railway Spring Steam...

This weeks Throwback Thursdays steams us back to early 2016 as we visit the East Lancashire Railway as they hold their annual Spring Steam...
Feb 22 all-day East Lancashire Railway
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Mar 1 all-day East Lancashire Railway
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day East Lancashire Railway
Come along to the East Lancashire Railway for their first steam gala of 2019. ELR’s home fleet will work alongside visiting engines to an intense timetable. Activities and Services Bury Bolton Street – Bury Transport Museum (with[...]
Mar 22 all-day East Lancashire Railway
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]

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/