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East Lancashire Railway

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Type:Steam Railway

Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 0EY

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From £17.00
East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Freedom Of The Line - Adult£17.00 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Child (aged 5 - 17)£10.50 per ticket
Freedom of the Line – Concession£14.50 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Family (2 adults/3 children)£43.00 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

  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Julie S
      mossley
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Santa Special
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 6th January 2023
      Brought my one year old grandson with his mum and dad for the Santa Special and I'm not sure who enjoyed it the most! It was absolutely magical from start to finish. From the moment we walked into... Read full review
    • CatH591
      Manchester, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Santa express enjoyable experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th January 2023
      We went as a family on the Santa Express, we were 6 adults and 3 children aged 2, 3 and 5. The kids had the best time, the display at Bury station was lovely, all the dressed up staff were great. The... Read full review
    • OctopussyLancashire
      Lancashire
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Horrendous day.
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 24th January 2023
      The ‘volunteers’ need to remember they are there to help. The station master was so offensive and rude. Literally a Hitler in uniform. Awful experience and we will never ever go again. Such a shame. 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 2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

    * 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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