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 £16.00
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:

  • lynnie44
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Extraordinary Footplate Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th November 2019
    Booked this for my hubby’s Big Birthday and went along as a guest. From great customer service at booking, friendly staff, great training and a thoroughly amazing time through the whole day... Read full review
  • andrewstuartpreston
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Rail bash
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th November 2019
    Had a great day riding the old DMUS today a very well run railway with helpful staff it's good to see that old trains live on here at the east Lancashire railway if you like old trains well looked... Read full review
  • suehay10
    Long Eaton, United Kingdom
    Gala
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th November 2019
    Well run railway with friendly staff.good pub on the station. Return visit from earlier in the year.well done 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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