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.
|Saturday 29th August||345||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
|Sunday 30th August||345||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
|Monday 31st August||345||Peppa Pig and George Fun Weekend|
|Saturday 5th September||37109||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 6th September||37418||Blue Timetable|
|Saturday 12th September||D7076||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 13th September||D7076||Blue Timetable|
|Saturday 19th September||50015||Yellow Timetable|
|Sunday 20th September||50015||Blue Timetable|
|Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September||Various||Autumn Diesel Gala|
|Saturday the 3rd and
Sunday the 4th October
|Locos TBC (08/09)||Days Out with Thomas (08/09 Ramsbottom Troublesome Trucks not available for haulage)|
Allocations for October and beyond are now being finalised, more details to follow soon.
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.
|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|