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.

PLEASE NOTE: From 21/03/2020 Due to the current situation countrywide, all ELR services have been suspended until further notice. We will do our best to keep you informed both here and at the ELR Website. Thank you.

Date Loco(s) Notes
( 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 booking a course yourself!

All advertised workings are 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.


Details of all services are available at the East Lancashire Railway 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.


ELRPS Membership includes discounted travel, well worth a look if you're a frequent visitor, especially for standard weekend running days. Click the logo above for details.

PLEASE NOTE: From 21/03/2020 Due to the current situation countrywide, all ELR services have been suspended until further notice. We will do our best to keep you informed both here and at the ELR Website. Thank you.

PLEASE NOTE: From 21/03/2020 Due to the current situation countrywide, all ELR services have been suspended until further notice. We will do our best to keep you informed both here and at the ELR Website. Thank you.


Click on the ELR Totem for full details on these and other events
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