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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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East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Book Tickets

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).

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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:

    • Victorianlad
      Melbourne, Australia
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Extremely enjoyable
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 30th September 2022
      This heritage railway was easy to reach from London by Avanti West Coast Express in two hours to Manchester Piccadilly then down a lift to the Manchester Metrolink to Bury, and a short walk to the... Read full review
    • Ericleopold
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Brilliant day
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 2nd October 2022
      Had a brilliant day and a ride on Thomas with the kids. Loads to do and staff were brilliant. We will definitely be back again Read full review
    • Hazel I
      Bolton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Midweek Coach Party
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 5th October 2022
      The only disappointing bit of the journey was no buffet car to buy snacks/drinks. Please bring the buffet car back. 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 2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    * 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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