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1940s weekend……in Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall

 For the past 18 years East Lancs Railway has put on a 1940s weekend and each year the event has grown so that now thousands of visitors don silk stockings, Fedora hats and gas masks to step back in time for Ramsbottom’s 1940s weekend. 637 more words

Culture

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Transport Museum: Bury

We happened to visit the town of Bury enroute to Ramsbottom where we visited the Chocolate festival. Part of greater Manchester, this town is just about thirty minutes from Manchester central and was once famous as a textile manufacturing hub. 21 more words

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Transport Museum: Bury

We happened to visit the town of Bury enroute to Ramsbottom where we visited the Chocolate festival.  Part of greater Manchester, this town is just about thirty minutes from Manchester central and was once famous as a textile manufacturing hub. 312 more words

Travel

steamy night in bury ...

We’ve just had a short break in Bury – not because we were desperate to go to Bury, but to be fair it’s alright. We visited because my daughter and her husband bought us tickets for a trip on a steam train along with a four course evening meal. 565 more words

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Ramsbottom-Rawtenstall Short Trip by Steam Train

January 2015

This is an extraordinary trip as I planned to visit Manchester, but my friend happened to live in Ramsbottom, about an hour away from Manchester station. 128 more words

England

Scotsman still flying

You can take the boy out of Crewe, but you can’t take Crewe out of the boy. My weekend jolly in Lancashire inadvertently became a trip down memory lane when locomotive no.60103 eased majestically into Heywood station at the end of the East Lancashire Railway (ELR) line. 240 more words

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Flying Scotsman Moves!

In the past day or two, the Flying Scotsman has made it to national and international news after making its first test run since completion of its overhaul on the East Lancashire Railway.  238 more words

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