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East Lancashire Railway

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Type:Steam Railway

Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street
Bury
GREATER MANCHESTER
BL9 0EY

Awards

  • 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

Book Tickets

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).

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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.

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
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  • Very Good
    285
  • Average
    60
  • Poor
    29
  • Terrible
    46

Recent Reviews:

  • Lordjane
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A real red carpet experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th October 2021
    A real red carpet experience with super service and food and excellent staff. Nothing was too much trouble and the crisp white tablecloths and napkins, ‘silver service’ and beautiful furnishings made... Read full review
  • susanhF86NP
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fun and Enjoyable!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th October 2021
    Very enjoyable experience!! The steam train made an incredibly impressive entrance!! Lovely friendly staff, great gift job and cafe. Will definitely go again. Read full review
  • bda061
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Spanish night
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th October 2021
    My wife and I spent our wedding anniversary on the ELR Spanish night the journey and the meal made for a perfect evening made even more memorable by mr Andy McNamara giving us a card from himself and... 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 2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* 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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