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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.

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 24th September D9531 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 25th September 37109 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket (Was D832)
Saturday 1st and
Sunday 2nd October
D5054
Class 08
DMU
Day Out with Thomas
Saturday 8th October 45108 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 9th October 47765 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October ----- Autumn Steam Gala
Saturday 22nd October 105 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 23rd October 104 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 29th October 45108 Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 30th October DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 5th November 104 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 6th November DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Saturday 12th and
Sunday 13th November
DMUs DMU Weekend
Saturday 19th November 122 DMU Blue Timetable Rover Ticket
Sunday 20th November DMU Blue 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

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

Event Date(s)
DMU Weekend Saturday 12th and
Sunday 13th 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 1st and
Sunday 2nd October
An Evening with John Cameron at Bury Transport Museum (includes meal) Friday Evening 14th October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 12th and
Sunday 13th 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.

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

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