If you are making a special journey to see or be hauled by a specific locomotive please check to avoid disappointment. This list only relates to diesel workings. A list of ELR events is shown further down the page but please see the ELR Website for the full running schedule.
PDF working timetables available including arrival and departure times along with headcodes, simply click on 'Blue Timetable', 'Yellow Timetable' etc to view or save.
|Wednesday 29th July||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Thursday 30th July||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Friday 31st July||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Saturday the 1st and
Sunday the 2nd August
|31466 D9531/37 DMU (08/09)||Days Out with Thomas
D9531/37 Top and Tail Heywood Shuttles
(08/09 Ramsbottom Troublesome Trucks not available for haulage). 31466 replaces 37418
|Wednesday 5th August||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Thursday 6th August||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Friday 7th August||W55001||Orange Timetable|
|Saturday 8th August||73001 D9537||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 9th August||73001 D9537||Blue Timetable|
|Wednesday 12th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Thursday 13th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Friday 14th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Saturday 15th August||33109||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 16th August||33109||Blue Timetable|
|Wednesday 19th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Thursday 20th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Friday 21st August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Saturday 22nd August||D7076||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 23rd August||D9531/37||Blue Timetable|
|Wednesday 26th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Thursday 27th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Friday 28th August||117 DMU||Orange Timetable|
|Saturday 29th August||TBC||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
|Sunday 30th August||TBC||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
|Monday 31st August||TBC||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
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 Driver Experience page 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.
Learn more about the ELR route and operations at the About The Line page.
The regular season also features diesel haulage on most Saturdays and some Sundays - check the loco roster page for more information.
|Day out with Thomas||Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August|
|Peppa Pig and George||Saturday 29th to Sunday 31st August|
|Rossendale 60s Festival||Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September|
|Vintage Transport Gathering and Collectors Fair||Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September|
|Autumn Diesel Gala||Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September|
|Day out with Thomas||Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October|
|Autumn Steam Gala||Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October|
|Hallowe'en Ghost Trains||Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st October|
|Diesel 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|