The West Lancashire Light Railway

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2018 TIMETABLE AND SPECIAL EVENTS

We run steam trains on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Our first running day is Good Friday 30th March and the last, apart from our Santa Specials, is Sunday 28th October.

We are open on Bank Holidays:  Friday 30th March (Good Friday)
                                                           Monday 2nd April (Easter Monday)
                                                           Monday 7th May
                                                           Monday 28th May
                                                           Monday 27th August

First train: 11.30

then every 20 minutes
Last train 4.30

You can ride all day on your ticket !

Online booking will be available for some events.

On event days adult lineside passes will be available for an extra £2 (£5 on the gala weekends).

The fares for normal operating days in 2018 are:

Adults                £3.50
Child 3yr+         £2.50
Family                £9.00 ( 2 adults + children)
Concessions*    £3.00
Infants <3yr      Free

*Concessions apply to over 60s, armed forces (in uniform or with ID) and official carers.

On some days we have added attractions, including visiting clubs and societies.


If you would like your club or society to visit the Railway, please contact us.

Working Engines Gala

Sunday 7th October

Lots of diesels and other attractions - watch this space!

Try driving one of our diesels!

Fares: Adult £5, child £3.50, family £15, concessions £4.50

Halloween Specials


Sunday 28th October


Come along for a scary ride - no need to book!

Special trains at 5.30, 6.00 & 6.30pm.


Fares (single trip): Adult £3.50, child £2.50, family £9, concessions £3


Normal service & fares from 11.30 to 4.30pm.


Children in Need Special

Sunday 4th November 


Two engines in steam - free train rides!


Please contribute to the collection for the BBC's 

Children in Need appeal.

Santa Specials

9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd December

Children meet Santa and receive a present.

Adults receive mulled wine & mince pies!

Hot food and drink available.

Click here for more details.