East Lancashire Railway

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Type:Steam Railway

Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street
Bury
GREATER MANCHESTER
BL9 0EY

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  • CampaignWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020

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From £16.00
East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Freedom Of The Line - Adult£16.00 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Child (aged 5 - 17)£10.00 per ticket
Freedom of the Line – Concession£14.50 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Family (2 adults/3 children)£42.00 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Under 5sFree

Freedom Of The Line tickets include unlimited travel all day and FREE entry to Bury Transport Museum (excludes special events).
Under 5s: Free (Except Special Events).

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Bury Interchange provides both tram and bus services throughout Greater Manchester, with the City Centre just a 30 minute journey via a regular direct tram service. Bury Bolton Street Station is located just a short 5 minute walk from Bury Interchange.

Road Directions

Bury Bolton Street Station is the hub of the East Lancashire Railway and is sited in the centre of Bury, just north of Manchester City Centre. Bury is conveniently located near major road links (M60, M62 and M66) and can be accessed from Junction 2 of the M66.

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  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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Recent Reviews:

  • lancs8
    Lancashire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Spooky Halloween Train - Brilliant !!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    Despite the current Covid restrictions ELR did a great job with the Halloween Trains . Very atmospheric at the Station and we loved the dancing witches Train journey was great . Lots of... Read full review
  • Jamie C
    London, United Kingdom
    Spooky Halloween Train...AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    Went on the spooky halloween train yesterday and massively impressed. My son loves railways and we go most weeks and he's said this is the best day he has had. Very high praise!!!! Read full review
  • Fitzy200
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Excellent, interesting and professional
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd November 2020
    Good, long train journey with lots to see along the way - tunnels, bridges, country side, and no long stops so children constantly entertained On activity days, the actors are always professional... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop system in station
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Dates and Opening Times

Opening dates and times for 2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* The railway operates at weekends and Bank holidays all year round and also Mid-week during most holiday periods. Please check the East Lancashire Railway website for the latest timetables.

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