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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 £16.00
East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge

Ticket Prices

Ticket Prices

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Freedom Of The Line - Adult£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:

    • FizzEnti
      Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A real gent......
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th May 2022
      A big shout out to the lovely gentleman who was running the souvenir gift shop at the station on Saturday 7th May. I arrived just as he was leaving after closing up at the end of the day. When I... Read full review
    • Russell B
      Bangkok, Thailand
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Just brilliant
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th May 2022
      I volunteered here as a teenager in the '70s when it was a lowly transport museum with a few buses and assorted oddities. It's pretty astonishing what has been achieved in the last 20 years and makes... Read full review
    • Teaser1961
      Premier Dinning with additional entetainment
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th May 2022
      Premier Dinning Evening, the reception was very good and the night started out well, the only complaint was the main course steak was not of good quality, 1/3 was gristle and has my mum would say, it... 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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