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We're delighted to announce a Trans Pennine Express Class 68 as the final visiting locomotive for our Summer Diesel Gala, 30th June to 2nd July. Roster Timetable now available.

Sincere thanks to TPE in their support for our event. The 68 joins Class 60 (DCR), 26007 (Private Owner), 37703 (HNRC) and two LSL Class 20s.

The roster timetable is available now Summer Diesel Gala will be published as soon as possible.

Loco Roster updated for some July and August dates. Sadly 56006 has had to retire from the Summer Diesel Gala line-up.

See the ELR Website for more including discounted advance ticket links.

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Dates Loco(s)
Saturday 25th June D345
Sunday 26th June 37109
Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July Summer Diesel Gala
Sunday 3rd July TBC
Saturday 9th July D9531
Sunday 10th July D832
Saturday 16th July 25279
Sunday 17th July D5054
Saturday 23rd July D9531
Sunday 24th July 45108
Wednesday 27th July 104 DMU
Thursday 28th July 104 DMU

See the Roster Page for more
including timetable links

ELR Events

There are a wide range of events at the East Lancashire Railway ranging from Family and Education, Re-enactments, Sci-Fi, Transport and Collector's Fairs.

Selected events are shown below. See the ELR Website for the full event schedule.

Event Date(s)
Summer Diesel Gala Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st
and Saturday 2nd July
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 6th and
Sunday 7th August
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and
Sunday 18th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 1st and
Sunday 2nd October
DMU Weekend Saturday 12th and
Sunday 13th November

Covid Safety
Whilst Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, the ELR encourage passengers observe sensible social distancing precautions. See the ELR Website for the latest details.

All events subject to availability
While every effort will be made to ensure events take place as advertised, rostered locos or units are available and running to the advertised timetable, the ELR reserves the right to cancel or terminate without prior notice.

ELR Website
Check out the ELR Website for the full event schedule.
ELR Contacts

Telephone: 0333 320 2830
Address: East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street
Bury, BL9 0EY

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