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East Lancashire Railway

Whether you are looking for a day out with friends or family, there is always something happening on and along our line.

Experience a taste of what life was like in the 1940s at our award-winning Wartime Weekend, see Thomas and his Friends returning to the East Lancashire Railway or bring back childhood memories at one of our popular Steam and Diesel Galas. Find out more about our forthcoming events on the ELR events calendar.

If you fancy venturing a but further afield, let us take you to the many local events that are taking place throughout the year including the Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival, the World Gravy Wrestling Championship or the TEXT Festival in Bury. From live music and sports through to arts and culture and foodie events, you’ll find it all here. We have come up with a list of major events happening around us to help you pick the right one.

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