Roster Update: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of October is now a Mixed-Traction Western Region Theme Weekend with Class 14s and Hymek D7076 running alongside Steam Locos. 33109 is no longer running. See the ELR Website for details

Hymek, D7076, has returned home by road, soon to be followed by D9531 and D9537 after very enjoyable trips to the Severn Valley and Ribble Steam Railway.

Check out the ELR shop in the Bury Bolton Street Booking Hall during your visit, exclusive ELR clothing and DVDs plus models, books and much more. Many items also available online at the ELR Ebay Shop

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Dates Loco(s)
(Friday 9th October 345)
Saturday 10th October 37418
Sunday 11th October 37418
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October Steam Gala
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October Western Region Event
(Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October 31466
Saturday 31st October 31466

For the full roster list and
PDF timetables click here

Drive one of our ex-British Railways mainline locos from the ELR fleet. Freight and passenger courses are available.

Have a go yourself or buy as a special Birthday gift .. more details »

As well as the Diesel related events, there are always loads of things going on at the ELR. The Railway operates Diner and Cream Tea Services through the year plus the Rail Ale Trail.

Event Dates
Autumn Steam Gala Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October
Western Region Weekend Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October
Hallowe'en Ghost Trains Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st October
English Electric Theme Day Saturday 7th November
Lancashire Weekend Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November
Santa Special Trains Saturday 28th November to Thursday 24th December
Mince Pie Specials Saturday 26th and Monday 28th December

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