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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. Discounts are generally available for pre-booked tickets.

Date Loco(s) Notes
Saturday 24th February 33109 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 25th February 33109 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 2nd March 33109 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 3rd March 33109 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 9th March 47765 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 10th March 47765 Timetable Rover Ticket
Friday 15th, Saturday 16th
and Sunday 17th March
Steam Legends of Steam Event
Saturday 23rd March TBC
Sunday 24th March TBC
Friday 29th March 50015 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 30th March 50015 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 31st March 50015 Timetable Rover Ticket
Monday 1st April 50015 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 6th April 45108 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 7th April DMU Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 13th and
Sunday 14th April
Mixed Traction Western Region Weekend featuring D9531, D7076, D832, 45108, 50015 and W55001 alongside 4079 Pendennis Castle. Standard Fares in operation!
Saturday 20th April 45108 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 21st April 47765 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 27th April D9531 Timetable Rover Ticket (Was D7076)
Sunday 28th April D9531 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th May 40012
DMU
Day Out with Thomas
Event Tickets required for travel
Shunting Loco may also feature
(Friday 10th May) (37109) (Footplate Experience)
Saturday 11th May 37109 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 12th May 40012 Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 18th May 47765 Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 19th May DMU Timetable Rover Ticket
( 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

Event Date(s)
Western Region Weekend Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April
Summer Diesel Gala Thursday 27th, Friday 28th
and Saturday 29th June
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September
DMU Weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November
ELR Website
Details of all ELR events 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)
Legends of Steam Event Friday 15th, Saturday 16th
and Sunday 17th March
Western Region Weekend Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th
and Monday 6th May
Summer Diesel Gala Thursday 27th, Friday 28th
and Saturday 29th June
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 11th, Saturday 12th
and Sunday 13th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November

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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www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk
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