Thanks to all who came for the DMU Theme Day on Saturday 9th November. We hope you had a good day out and look forward to seeing your photos and video links through the usual channels!

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Normal running continues upto and including Sunday 24th November with the 2019 Santa Special season starting on Saturday 30th November. See the Loco Roster for traction details.

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Dates Loco(s)
Saturday 16th November 50015
Sunday 17th November 50015
Saturday 23rd November 105/110 DMU
Sunday 24th November 105/110 DMU
Saturday 30th November &
Sunday 1st December
(Wednesday 4th December) (33109)
(Thursday 5th December) (33109)

See the Roster Page for more
including timetable links

Drive one of our ex-British Railways mainline locos from the ELR fleet. Freight and passenger courses are available.

Have a go yourself or buy as a special Birthday gift .. more details »

The regular season also features diesel haulage on many Saturdays and Sundays - check the loco roster page for more information.

As well as the Diesel related events, there are always loads of things going on at the ELR. The Railway operates Diner and Cream Tea Services through the year plus the Rail Ale Trail.

Event Dates
Lancashire Weekend Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November
Santa Specials Saturday 30th November to Tuesday 24th December

Click on the ELR Totem for full details on these and other events
or follow the East Lancashire Railway on Facebook and Twitter!