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The ELR Event Calendar is available further down the page or online at www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk. The Loco Roster for 2018 is also now online.

2019 diesel event dates
Saturday 16th February Sulzer Theme Day
Thursday 4th, Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July Summer Diesel Gala
Saturday 21st September EE Theme Day
Saturday 9th November DMU Theme Day

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

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A list of general ELR Events is shown further down the page

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Please note: All advertised workings are subject to availability. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the rostered locomotives or units are available and running to the advertised timetable, the ELR reserves the right to make alterations without prior notice.

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
Lancashire Weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November
Santa Specials Saturday 24th November to Monday 24th December
Sulzer Theme Day Saturday 16th February
Spring Steam Gala Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March
Summer Diesel Gala Thursday 4th, Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July
EE Theme Day Saturday 21st September
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October
DMU Theme Day Saturday 9th November

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