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:

  • G1961ALdougb
    Bury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Afternoon Ride
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th March 2020
    We visit this lovely station and ride regularly and love it. It’s perfect for the area and brings back lots of lovely memories and feel. Worth a weekend ride and find somewhere for a lovely lunch or... Read full review
  • A7267OZstephenb
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Misleading fares on steam weekend
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th March 2020
    My wife and I visited the ELR on saturday 08/03/20 for the spring steam event and at Rawtenstall asked for two concession tickets all day tickets for two seniors. I had to return to my car while my... Read full review
  • David0ff82
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    A nice meal and experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 28th June 2020
    For our anniversary the previous month one of the presents from my partner was a meal on this steam train it’s something We’d been wanting to do for a while and it was booked for July 2019 for 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 2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* 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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