TRACTION CHANGE: 31466 replaces 45108 for the Halloween Events this weekend

PLEASE NOTE, The DMU Theme Day on Saturday 5th November has been CANCELLED. A DMU set will still run to the Blue Timetable over the weekend. See the Roster Page for details.

Congratulations to the Class 40 Preservation Society on 40145's 2016 mainline return! The CFPS still need help with the upkeep of the Class 40s. Why not Join the CFPS if you haven't already or Make a Donation.

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Dates Loco(s)
(Friday 28th October) (Halloween Specials)
Saturday 29th October DMU
(Halloween Specials)
Sunday 30th October DMU
(Monday 31st October) (Halloween Specials)
Saturday 5th November DMU
Sunday 6th November DMU
(Friday 11th November) (50015)

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 »

DMU Theme Day CANCELLED (was Saturday 5th November)

Event dates for the 2017 season will be available soon

The regular season also features diesel haulage on most Saturdays and some Sundays - check the loco roster page for more information.

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
Hallowe'en Ghost Trains Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th October
DMU Theme Day CANCELLED (was Saturday 5th November)
Lancashire Weekend Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th November
Santa Specials Saturday 26th November to Saturday 24th December
Christmas Shopper Specials Weds 7th, Fri 9th, Weds 14th and Fri 16th December

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