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Day Out With Thomas - East Lancashire Railway
Day Out With Thomas - East Lancashire Railway

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!


Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at East Lancashire Railway. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet The Fat Controller and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement.

Plus lots more to enjoy, with further details to be announced.

• Thomas stories and activities in the Imagination Station
• Take a look around the Bury Transport Museum
• Visit our gift and model shop for Thomas & Friends merchandise and much more


Length of Thomas ride?
45 minutes round trip from Bury to Ramsbottom and return.

Are the Thomas rides unlimited?
No, guests must pre-book their tickets and travel on the train time booked. Guests can arrive up to 45 minutes prior to booked train time.

Railway Information

Opening times

9:30am – 6:00pm. Recommended final entry time 14:45pm.


How to get to the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway is easily accessible with major road links, including the M66, M60, M62 and M6, nearby. The postcode is BL9 0EY.

A short walk from Bury Bolton Street Station visitors will find Bury Interchange, a public transport hub, providing both bus and tram services throughout Greater Manchester. Manchester City Centre is just a 30 minute journey away via Metrolink tram services. For information on transport links visit or you can view our dedicated Metrolink page here.


There is limited parking at Bury Bolton Street Station and spaces are subject to charges. The car park is administered by Bury Council.


East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street

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