Board one of the East Lancashire Railway's heritage steam and diesel trains and begin your journey back to yesteryear soaking up the beautiful Irwell Valley with its rolling green hills and charming villages as you go.
There are plenty of things to see and do and our stations are well equipped visits with cafes, pubs, gift shops and a dedicated Transport Museum, housing vintage vehicles, transport memorabilia and interactive exhibits. Guided tours and talks are also available.
The railway also has some fantastic events scheduled throughout the year from guided Rail Ale Trail tours of some of the excellent local drinking spots to the nostalgia of our award winning 1940's weekend. Dining options can also be included as part of your visit, from light bites in The Buffet to a taste of Lancashire at The Trackside. Indulge in a little luxury with one of our steam train hauled dining experiences where you can enjoy a four course, silver service evening meal or Afternoon Tea in an Orient Express style carriage.
Two for the price of one with a 'Freedom of the Line' ticket