Days Out

Day Out With Thomas - East Lancs Railway

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!


Join the East Lancashire Railway for trainloads of fun and a day of anniversary celebrations!

Take a train ride with Thomas, the number 1 blue engine. Meet The Fat Controller who will be keeping all of the celebrations in order and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty in a birthday singalong.

Plus lots more to enjoy, including:

• Unlimited rides behind Thomas
• Meet Diesel
• Meet Daisy
• Watch re-enactments of classic Thomas stories with Thomas and The Fat Controller
• Join Rusty and Dusty’s storytelling
• Vintage fairground rides
• Miniature railway
• Entrance to the transport museum
• Other Thomas & Friends-themed activities


Length of Thomas Ride?
15 minutes

Are the Thomas rides unlimited?

Opening and Closing time of each event:
Opening Ceremony 09:45
Closing Ceremony 15:45

Specific Characters appearing at the event:
Thomas, The Fat Controller, Daisy and Diesel

Railway Information

Opening times

9.45am for Opening Ceremony, 3.45pm for Closing Ceremony.



There is limited parking at the following Stations Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall. We offer A park and ride service at Heywood Station which is included in the price of your ticket.

Park and Ride Shuttle address :
East Lancashire Railway ,
Railway Street ,
OL10 1NL


Bolton Street Station
Bolton Street

Day Out With Thomas™ ©2020 Gullane (Thomas) Limited.

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When & Where

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East Lancashire Railway
Plenty of tickets
Saturday, 24 October 2020
East Lancashire Railway
Plenty of tickets
Sunday, 25 October 2020

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