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Thanks to everyone who visited for the Autumn Diesel Gala! We're looking forward to seeing your photos and videos through the usual channels!

We're very grateful to DCR and the Class 56 Group plus Locomotive Services Group for their assistance and of course to the ELR Volunteers and Staff that make it all possible, Cheers All!

Loco Roster traction updated to the end of November. We hope to see you soon!

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Dates Loco(s)
Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October Thomas inc 37109
Saturday 7th October 50015
(Class 40s)
Sunday 8th October D5054
Friday 13th to
Sunday 15th October
Autumn Steam Gala
Saturday 21st October DMU
Sunday 22nd October DMU
Thursday 26th October 50015
Friday 27th October 50015
Saturday 28th October 33109

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)
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 30th September and
Sunday 1st October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and
Sunday 15th October
Halloween Ghost Trains Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and
Saturday 28th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 18th and
Sunday 19th November
Santa Specials Saturday 25th November
to Sunday 24th December

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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