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.

6990 Witherslack Hall on the East Lancashire Railway

Treat your dad this Father’s Day at the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that they have some great ideas Fathers Day gifts. Treat your dad to a Rail Ale Trail, choose from...
34092 City of Wells with 34067 Tangmere's tender

Steam locomotive 34092 City of Wells loaned new tender

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that their resident steam locomotive, 34092 City of Wells, has been loaned a new tender. The Southern Railways-built locomotive...
60009 Union of South Africa

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa hauls trains this weekend

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 60009 Union of South Africa will be hauling passenger trains this weekend. Union of South Africa will be...
No. 80080 at Rawtenstall on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive 80080 out of action! – an update from the...

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust has released a saddening update on their Standard 4 No.80080. Last week, the locomotive had her first boiler wash...
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Last few spaces for tomorrows Wizard Express!

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that they have a few seats left for their upcoming Wizard's Express. The next Wizards Express takes place on...
60009 Union of south africa

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa to take part in...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that LNER A4 No.60009 "Union of South Africa" will visit the preserved line this weekend to star in...
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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...
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WATCH: Steam locomotive 4270 on the East Lancashire Railway

GWR 4270 has been operating on trains at the East Lancashire Railway for the past few months on its visit from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire...
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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...
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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...
Jul 3 all-day East Lancashire Railway
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Jul 4 – Jul 6 all-day East Lancashire Railway
East Lancashire Railway (ELR) host their third diesel gala of 2019. With a large range of diesel locomotives based at ELR in operation over the 3-Day event, working on an intense timetable. Activities and Services[...]
Jul 12 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[...]
Jul 15 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/

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