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Loco and Unit allocations for the Santa Specials have been uploaded. See the Locomotive Roster for more details.

The ELR is Closed from January 3rd 2023 for Engineering Works. Weekend running should resume from Saturday 25th of March. More details towards the bottom of the Loco Roster.

Following an agreement with GM Fire Service, Class 144 Pacer, 144009, has now joined the operational DMU Fleet. Classmate 144010 in now destined for the Fire Training Centre. More details on the Fleet Page.

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Dates Loco(s)
Saturday 3rd and
Sunday 4th December
Saturday 10th and
Sunday 11th December
Saturday 17th and
Sunday 18th December
Tuesday 20th to
Friday 23rd December
104 DMU
Saturday 24th December 33109
104 DMU

See the Roster Page for more
including timetable links

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)
Santa Specials Saturday 26th November to
Saturday 24th December
Mince Pie Specials Monday 26th December
Flying Scotsman on Display Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Friday 10th March
Flying Scotsman at the ELR Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March
1940s Weekend Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May

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

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