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If you are making a special journey to see or be hauled by a specific locomotive please check on the day to avoid disappointment. This list only relates to diesel workings. 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.

Date Loco(s) Notes
Wednesday 30th July DMU Orange Timetable
Thursday 31st July DMU Orange Timetable
Friday 1st August DMU Orange Timetable
Saturday 2nd August D1501, DMU-x2 & D2062 Days out with Thomas
D2062 Ramsbottom Troublesome Trucks not available for haulage
Sunday 3rd August D95xx-x2, DMU-x2 & D2062 Days out with Thomas
D2062 Ramsbottom Troublesome Trucks not available for haulage
Wednesday 6th August DMU Orange Timetable
Thursday 7th August DMU Orange Timetable
Friday 8th August DMU Orange Timetable
Saturday 9th August D7076 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 10th August D7076 Blue Timetable
Wednesday 13th August DMU Orange Timetable
Thursday 14th August DMU Orange Timetable
Friday 15th August DMU Orange Timetable
Saturday 16th August 345 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 17th August 345 Blue Timetable
Wednesday 20th August DMU Orange Timetable
Thursday 21st August DMU Orange Timetable
Friday 22nd August DMU Orange Timetable
Saturday 23rd August 37109 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 24th August Class 37* Blue Timetable
Monday 25th August 37324 Yellow Timetable
Teddy Bear's Party
Wednesday 27th August DMU Orange Timetable
Thursday 28th August DMU Orange Timetable
Friday 29th August DMU Orange Timetable
Saturday 30th August 33109 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 31st August 33109 Blue Timetable
(Friday 5th September D9009 Driver Experience)
Saturday 6th September D335 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 7th September D335 Blue Timetable
(Friday 12th September D7076 Driver Experience)
Saturday 13th September D7076 Yellow Timetable
Sunday 14th September D7076 Blue Timetable
* to be confirmed subject to availability.

Driver Experience and special trains
These trains are shown 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.


Details of all ELR services are available at the Railway Website

Friday Evening, 26th of September 2014 Diesel Diner with D7076
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th September 2014 Autumn Diesel Gala
Friday Evening, 7th of November 2014 Diesel Diner
Saturday 8th November 2014 Diesel Theme Day

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 and the Railway operates Diner and Cream Tea Services throughout the year.

Event Dates
Day out with Thomas Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd August 2014
Teddy Bear's Party Monday 25th August 2014
Transport Collectors Fair and Vintage Transport Gathering Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th September 2014
Diesel Diner with D7076 Friday Evening, 26th of September 2014
Autumn Diesel Gala Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th September 2014
Day out with Thomas Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th October 2014
Autumn Steam Gala Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th October 2014
Halloween Ghost Trains Thursday 30th October to Saturday 1st November 2014
Diesel Diner Friday Evening, 7th of November 2014
Diesel Theme Day Saturday 8th November 2014


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