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East Lancashire Railway Santa Express

Bury, Lancashire
30 November 19

Start your celebrations in style with a steam train ride with Santa and his team of happy helpers, a Christmas tradition for many in the North West.

Date: 30 November 19 — 24 December 19 | Report this event.

Entrance Price free Per person

Start your celebrations in style with a steam train ride with Santa and his team of happy helpers, a Christmas tradition for many in the North West.

DATES FOR THIS EVENT

  • 30th November2019,
  • 1stDecember2019,
  • 7thDecember2019,
  • 8thDecember2019,
  • 14thDecember2019,
  • 15thDecember2019,
  • 19thDecember2019,
  • 20thDecember2019,
  • 21stDecember2019,
  • 22ndDecember2019,
  • 23rdDecember2019,
  • 24th Dec

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Take a steam train ride to Rawtenstall and back through the Irwell Valley
  • Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere provided by a traditional brass band and carol singing
  • Admire the beautifully decorated Bury Bolton Street Station with its hundreds of Christmas trees
  • Say hello to costumed characters on your journey
  • Be mesmerized by our on-board magician
  • Meet Santa and his elves as they travel through the train giving a gift to each child
  • Receive a biscuit and juice drink for children and a mince pie and festive tipple for grown-ups
  • Hunt for hidden clues in Bury Transport Museum with the Great Christmas Treasure Hunt

DATES, TIMES AND TICKETS

The East Lancashire Railway will be running a special event fare and timetable. More information will be made available nearer the event.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND GETTING HERE

The event begins at 9am and runs until 4pm. The booking office, gift shop and buffet are open from approximately 10am – 4pm. Special Christmas opening hours will be in effect for the Trackside Bar so please check the website nearer the time for more details.

We recommend beginning your journey at Bury Bolton Street Station. For information on how to get there, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

Additional Information

Event Location: Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY, UK

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