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The East Lancashire Railway

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Santa does it again

Great trip out for Santa, fun for all the family thank you. Really good presents for all ages of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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A must for all

On Saturday the 24th November we took our grandson on the Santa express. We had an excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Located in Bury, just 30 minutes from Manchester City Centre, is the award-winning East Lancashire Railway. A heritage railway that runs steam and diesel train services through the beautiful Pennine Lancashire scenery. There are plenty of things to...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Bolton Street Station Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY, England
+44 333 320 2830
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip out for Santa, fun for all the family thank you. Really good presents for all ages of children too

Thank 421jok
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Saturday the 24th November we took our grandson on the Santa express. We had an excellent afternoon not only meeting Santa, his elves were on board, an excellent magician and to top it all a brass band. From start to finish it was an...More

Thank belindaregan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had another wonderful trip on the Santa special with Granchilldren such great fun and a big thankyou to all the lovely volunteers who work so hard and make it special the station looked lovely as always it was our 5th year and we love...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a trip on board the Santa Special with our son, daughter-in-law and 20 month old grandson. It was absolutely fantastic!!!!!! The decoration of the station entrance was magical; all the staff were so enthusiastic. There was a band, singing and lots of...More

Thank sueH213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Santa Express Train today from Bury. There were 3 kids under 8 and 4 adults. We all had an amazing time, the staff were really attentive and made the trip fun for the kids. We were in coach G which was at the...More

Thank tillymint101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed an evening dinner journey. The staff and the food was exceptional. I would recommend this experience to anyone

Thank paulmalone45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the East Lancashire Railway Santa Special, which left Bury Bolton Street station on 24 November 2018 @ 9:30 am with my Daughter Sandra & Great Grandsons, Kian & Kaiden. We had a fantastic morning singing carols with the Middleton Band and had mystery...More

Thank owenscaravan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the train for Santa express. Really good afternoon.Well worth a ride with the children. Santa onboard,and the staff were really good.

Thank Gillybobs1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family and friends came together to fund this special birthday present. I should like to thank them so much for the wonderful day spent with the incredible staff on the East Lancashire Railway. The day started early, with coffee and biscuits with the other participants....More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people and great facilities. Plus trains! Come out and visit, you will have a fantastic experience.

Thank Glenncca
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2 October 2018|
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Response from JulieB734 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Why not phone or email them to find out.
Garry H
2 August 2018|
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Response from MartinM8364 | Property representative |
Hi Gary , a Full line return ticket is called a Freedom of the Line ticket this allows you to hop on and hop off and all the stops. This is priced at £15.50 for Adults. Please check before you travel as prices change if... More
22 May 2018|
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Response from jonnys335345 | Reviewed this property |
The railway boasts traditional railway carriages which have been lovingly restored but modified to allow disabled access. Hope this helps.