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Thursday 1st, 
Friday 2nd and 
Saturday 3rd July
Putting an end to the Diesel Drought which has been with us for far too long, we're back with the July Diesel Gala event! Subject to the Corona Virus staying subdued, with three days of entertainment for you.

As you will have seen, 25279 and 45108 have recently been repainted, joining D832 in the BR Blue Club, and are all set for some action on the line, along with the rest of the diesel fleet. Evening running will take place on Friday and Saturday.

With the ever-changing Covid situation still a factor, we have revised the running schedule to try and give as much variety as we can, mindful of Government and Local restrictions. More details and Roster Timetable below.

We're looking forward to a fantastic weekend. We hope to see you there! In the meantime, regular weekend running continues, see the Loco Roster for details.

25279 45108
Event Details
The running schedule has been updated, based on restrictions remaining unchanged, everything that can run has two days out as below:

Thursday 1st July
104/105 DMU, 144009, D9531, 25279, 33109, 37109, D832, 45108, 50015 and 56006.

Friday 2nd July
104/122 and 105 DMU , D5054, 25279, 33109, 37109, D832, 45108, D1501, 47765, 50015 and 56006.

Saturday 3rd July
144009, D9531, D5054, 25279, 33109, 37109, 45108, D1501, 47765, 50015 and 56006.

Roster Timetable

Whilst not a gala day as such, we hope to have mixed traction in operation on Sunday 4th July.

Bookings
On the day travel cannot be guaranteed. Links for advance tickets will be added soon.

Social Distancing etc
Covid safety measures will be in place and you will need to book seats for particular sets of stock based on current plans.

Shuttles between Bury and Ramsbottom will be available on a first come first served basis. Supplimentary fares will apply.

The event will feature some evening running on Friday and Saturday in keeping with usual Summer Diesel event.

Please bear with us, it's difficult as you can imagine, but we're excited to be able to put on an event again and really hope to see as many of you as possible, faces old and new.
Stay Safe all!
Diesel Events

See the ELR Website for the full running schedule and travel instructions.

Event Date(s)
Summer Diesel Event Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd and
Saturday 3rd July
Autumn Diesel Event Friday 17th and
Saturday 18th September
DMU Weekend Saturday 13th and
Sunday 14th November
ELR Gradient Profile
The East Lancashire Railway has some substantial gradients, the PDF Gradient Profile document details these and mileage info. Click the image below to view or download.

Learn more about the ELR route and operations at the About The Line page.

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 Event Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd and
Saturday 3rd July
Autumn Diesel Event Friday 17th and
Saturday 18th September
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and
Sunday 17th October
Halloween Ghost Trains Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and
Sunday 17th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 13th and
Sunday 14th November

Covid Safety
Social Distancing measures are in force at the ELR. It is very important to us that we keep both visitors and volunteers safe. Advertised events will be subject to the latest Government guidance and lockdown restrictions. See the ELR Website for guidance on travel requirements and precautions.

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.
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ELR Contacts

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

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