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Application for Resident’s Permit I wish to apply for a Resident’s Permit for one



I confirm that all the details supplied are correct and that the permit will be for my personal use only. I agree to abide by both the Resident’s Permit Terms & Conditions and the company’s Conditions of Carriage (copies of which are available on request from our Passenger Services Department). I agree to my personal details being held on paper and/or computer for the administration of the scheme.

Every stop is a start...

Resident’s Permit 2012 Up to

Full name: Address:


Telephone: E-mail: Which Borough do you live in? Bury


Is this a renewal of an existing Resident’s Permit? Yes

Rossendale No


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Payment is preferred by credit/debit card. If you are unable to pay by card, cash payment may be made at any booking office. We no longer accept payment by cheque. Mastercard




Card no.: Expiry date:

Security code: Issue no. (Maestro only) or Valid from date:

Please include a passport sized photograph for a three-year permit application. The completed form and fee should be handed in or posted to: Resident’s Permit Applications, East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY** Would you like to receive further information about the East Lancashire Railway?



FOR ELR USE ONLY: Received at: __________________________ Date: ______________ Payment processed by: ____________________________________ Date: ______________ Permit number: ______________________ Collected:


Address verification (if collected): ________________________________________________ *If you are applying for a permit in person at one of our staffed stations, a proof of residency in the boroughs of Bury, Rossendale or Rochdale in the form of a UK driving license or a recent utility bill is required. 3 year permits cannot be issued in person at our stations. **Please allow 14 days for your Resident’s Permit to be posted to you.

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Your permit, your benefits

your journey starts here...

Whether you are new to the area or your family has been here for generations, the East Lancashire Railway is a vital part of the region’s past, present and future. The Railway is a popular tourist attraction but it is also here for you, our neighbours. We are a great day out right here on your doorstep, as well as a unique local transport link, all year round. For a small annual fee of £7.50, or £10 for a three year permit, you are entitled to heavily discounted rail travel throughout the year.

From rolling green hills to a chocolate trail, from sleepy villages to bustling Sunday markets, the Resident’s Permit is your must have ticket to a great day out at the East Lancashire Railway.

Full line return ticket

Valid for a maximum of one full line return.

Adult: £4.60 (saving £8.40) Concession: £3.00 (saving £8.00) Child (3–15): £3.00 (saving £5.40)

Pass through the beautiful countryside of the Irwell Valley with stunning views over the West Pennine Moors and hop on and off the train to explore new places along the 12-mile route.

Terms and conditions

To apply complete the application form over the page

• A  pplicants must be aged 16 years or over and residents in the boroughs of Bury, Rochdale or Rossendale. Where requested, applicants must provide the The East Lancashire Light Railway Company with proof of address, prior to issue of the permit, the acceptability of which is at the discretion of The East Lancashire Light Railway Company officials. • The permit is for the use of the named holder only and is non-transferable. • The permit is only valid with a reduced travel fare ticket (single and return) on all scheduled ELR passenger services, unless otherwise advertised. Up to four children (up to and including children aged 15 years) accompanying a permit holder may travel at the discounted concessionary fare. • The permits are not valid for discounts on rover or event tickets, platform tickets, any Diner service or in conjunction with ELRPS members’ discounted fares or any other reduced rate travel scheme. • Please visit for full terms & conditions.

Whether it is outdoor adventuring along the Lee Quarry Mountain Bike Trail in Rawtenstall, enjoying a family picnic at Queens Park in Heywood, exploring 300 years of history and heritage at The Fusilier Museum in Bury or browsing the Farmers Market in Ramsbottom, there’s something to do for everyone. Why not journey along our new Rail Ale Trail and discover some of the best kept secrets of the local pub scene? Every stop is a start! The East Lancashire Railway runs from Bury to Heywood and Rawtenstall every weekend throughout the year, and from Wednesday to Sunday between April and September.

For ideas on things to see and do, timetables and to download your free Visitor Guide visit:

Child and concessionary residents’ fares held for 2012!

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Residents Permit 2012  
Residents Permit 2012  

Our Residents Permit brochure for 2012.