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

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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  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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Recent Reviews:

  • F0lksinger
    United Kingdom
    Quality issues
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th September 2020
    Would have probably upped score to 4 star if ELR had had the manners to reply to my feedback - no response to Email and just an acknowledgement (With no explanation) on Facebook Mr McCann The... Read full review
  • robwM7SN
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A very pleasant way to enjoy a steam train ride..
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th September 2020
    Sunday roast & the bygone age of steam, extended family visit of 11 persons. All maintaining 3 family bubbles (Covid-19) A very pleasant trip, definitely not for those seeking the thrill of speed... Read full review
  • tezzam
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Absolutely beautiful day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st September 2020
    We bought tickets for my son and mother for their birthdays and had booked to go on the train in May (But obviously it was cancelled due to covid). The railway managed to rearrange for Sunday 20th... 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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