East Lancashire Railway

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Type:Steam Railway

Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street
Bury
GREATER MANCHESTER
BL9 0EY

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East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge

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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Recent Reviews:

  • janni61
    Gold Coast, Australia
    wonderful experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st January 2020
    A real steam train ride with a wonderful afternoon tea! Staff were friendly and extremely helpful and the food delicious and generous. Any leftover food was boxed for us to take home. A wonderful... Read full review
  • cutiepie19
    Manchester
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th January 2020
    We loved our day out on the steam train from Bury to Rawtenstall. We got off half way along on our journey out and walked along the Irwell into Rawtenstall. Once there we found a cute cafe a short... Read full review
  • Mike N
    Harrogate, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Burns Night on Fire !!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th January 2020
    Saw the dining experience on telly a few months ago and was intrigued. They had a Burns Night event, we went to Blanchland last year which was hard to beat, but these guys matched it. From the... 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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