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Diesel Events

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

Event Date(s)
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)
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 7th and
Sunday 8th August
Union of South Africa Farewells Wednesday 11th to
Sunday 15th August
Flying Scotsman Returns Sunday 29th and
Monday 30th August
Union of South Africa Farewells Wednesday 1st and
Thursday 2nd September
Flying Scotsman Returns Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and
Sunday 5th September
Autumn Diesel Event Friday 17th and
Saturday 18th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 2nd and
Sunday 3rd October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and
Sunday 17th October
Halloween Ghost Trains Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and
Saturday 30th 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

www.elrps.co.uk
www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk
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