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

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Freedom Of The Line - Adult£15.50 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Child (aged 5 - 17)£9.50 per ticket
Freedom Of The Line - Family (2 adults/3 children)£39.50 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).

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:

  • Kestrel732
    Gainsborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fine Dining
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    We did this trip for Sunday Lunch and the food and service was very good. The food choice depends on the day you go and it was a lovely afternoon outing. Read full review
  • Mikethenailer
    Altrincham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Closed
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd March 2019
    But we went in through the office and a charming man gave us a 5 minute tour. Dirty widows, probably from the smoke and steam meant photos of the platform were poor. Access to the platforms not... Read full review
  • Nicholas A
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Steam Experience Day
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd March 2019
    A good day out; well recommended. If you like steam engines it's a must. Driving the " Golden Arrow " today was brilliant. All the staff were so friendly, & even novices ( like me ) could have a... 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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