About Us - © Rory Lushman

Originally founded in 1968 the East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society was the catalyst for forming the East Lancashire Railway.

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About us
Events - © Rory Lushman

There is a full list of events planned for visitors, families and enthusiasts throughout the year.

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What we fund - © Rory Lushman

The Society is committed to supporting the railway by funding preservation, education, accessibility and heritage projects. 

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What we Fund
Link to the News page

Stories about members, the railway, restoration and everything else that makes the East Lancs Railway tick.

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Volunteering - © Rory Lushman

Can you spare some time for volunteering? Many passengers may not realise how important volunteers are to run the railway.

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Legacies - © Liam Barnes

By choosing to support the railway financially you will be making a real difference to the future of this wonderful heritage asset.

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Legacies & Gifts

Gallery of photographs showing the people, places and equipment of the railway in operation.

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Join us - © Rory Lushman

By becoming a member of the ELRPS you are helping to preserve a piece of history that would have been lost for ever.

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Join Us
Chunterings of the Chairman

Follow the Society Chairman, Chris Moore, as he chunters on about things around the railway and the society!

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East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society Ltd.

Company Registration Number 11773904

Bolton Street Station, Bury, 

Lancashire BL9 0EY

​Telephone: 0333 320 2830

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