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If you are making a special journey to see or be hauled by a specific locomotive please check to avoid disappointment. This roster only relates to diesel workings. A list of ELR events is shown further down the page. See the ELR Website for the full running schedule.

Day Rover tickets are available along with ATOC and HRA fares. Discounts are generally available for pre-booked tickets.

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

Date Loco(s) Notes
Saturday 25th September 50015 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was D9531)
Sunday 26th September 50015 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was D832)
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd October 33109
104/122 DMU
Days Out with Thomas (Was 47765)
Saturday 9th October 47765 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was 33109)
Sunday 10th October 104 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th October ----- Autumn Steam Gala
Saturday 23rd October D1501 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 24th October 105 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Thursday 28th October D1501 Evening Halloween Specials
Friday 29th October D1501 Evening Halloween Specials
Saturday 30th October 110/122 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was 105/122)
Saturday 30th October D1501 Evening Halloween Specials
Sunday 31st October 110/122 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was 105/122)
Sunday 6th November 33109 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 7th November 104 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th November DMUs DMU Weekend
( TBC - to be confirmed )

Driver Experience and special trains
Shown in brackets and/or italic text. These trains are included for information only, it is not possible to travel on these unless you are a participant, invited guest or ticket holder for that service. See the ELR Website for more about Driver Experience courses.

All workings subject to availability
While every effort will be made to ensure the rostered locos or units are available and running to the advertised timetable, the ELR reserves the right to cancel or terminate any service or use alternative motive power without prior notice.

Diesel Events

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

Event Date(s)
DMU Weekend Saturday 13th and
Sunday 14th November
ELR Website
Details of all services are available at the ELR Website
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 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
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.

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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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