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:

  • travellingkingdom
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    War weekend
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th July 2019
    We was visiting family and we visited the railway and we thoroughly enjoyed it and it was nice to go back in time to the war our station was the German Read full review
  • paulkennytraining
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Photography Course
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th July 2019
    Had a fantastic day at the ELR photography course. Given to me as a present and provided endless opportunities for my camera. Good guide on the photography who was always there if needed and stayed... Read full review
  • twice2
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great 👍🏽
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th July 2019
    Chose the place for a change (and the real ale). Great atmosphere out on the platform especially early evening when people arrived for the ‘wine tasting’ trip - will be booking a murder mystery for... 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 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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