The West Lancashire Light Railway

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We're 50 years young this year!


We have two Anniversary events in 2017, a 'Nearly Fifty' gala in August 


and the Fiftieth Anniversary Gala in September.


Each event will have a number of special attractions, including visiting 


locomotives, to help us celebrate our 50th year in style.

'Nearly Fifty' Gala

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August


Visiting locomotives - watch this space!

60s Classic Cars

Live-steam model railways

Drive a diesel!

Beer tent, with our own-label beer

Catering van & cake stall

Traditional games


More to follow...

Fiftieth Anniversary Gala

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September


Visiting locomotives - watch this space!

Traction engines & stationary engines

Drive a diesel!

Live-steam model railways

Brass bands during the day

Catering van & cake stall

Evening musical entertainment & food

Traditional games

Beer tent, with our own-label beer


More to follow...

For a reminder of how we got this far, have a look at our History page.