Events at Bury Transport Museum

2020 marks the 10th birthday of the re-opening of Bury Transport Museum. To celebrate the Museum has a full list of events planned for visitors, families and enthusiasts.

Flying Sctosman - (c) Liam Barnes.jpg
Scotsman on stage
Postponed until a date later in the summer

Join us for a theatrical adventure and get up close and personal with Flying Scotsman and the characters that built, fired and drove her.

Motor cycle rally
Motor cycle rally
12th April

Motor cycle rally at the museum as part of the 'Best of British' weekend with BR Standard Class 7 pacific, 70000 'Britannia'.

Traction engines (c) Rob Mitchell
Traction engines show
30/31 May

Traction Engines in steam with guest engines.  On Sunday David Taylor will operate his 1885 mechanical organ in the museum.

Museum approach
Screening of transport films
28/29 March

Pop up screening of British Transport films, the museum refurbishment, and ELR/BTM history.  Museum history in photographs.

Steam locomotive built with Meccano - (c) José M Macías
Meccano at the Museum
18/19 April

Meccano at the Museum.  The North West Meccano society will be displaying their projects with some hands-on activities.

Vehicle display and road run
Vehicle display and road run
6/7 June

Transport extravaganza at the museum with stalls, vehicles running on the road, and static displays in the yard.

Model railway exhibition
Model railway exhibition
4/5 April

Model Railway exhibition in the museum.
Six layouts to be positioned on the platforms.  

Model railway guest engines
Model railway guest engines
25/26 April

Museum’s model railway running all weekend with guest engines.  Geoff Spencer ‘Oliver Bulleid, 1882 – 1970’ talk, Saturday.

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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