Locomotive Roster for Saturday 23rd June and 50th Anniversary 8-Day Gala

50 years in the making, the re-opened Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is only 1 week away from being 50 years old. To celebrate this momentous occasion we have in store the most ambitious Gala ever held on the Railway when no less than EIGHTEEN different steam and diesel locomotives will operate passenger services over the Oxenhope branch from Keighley over the 8days from the 24th June to the 1st July Continue reading

After months of planning, the 50th Anniversary Gala is now upon us and we are delighted to announce that the following locomotives will be in operation over the 9 days from Saturday 23rd June to Sunday 1st July

Steam Locomotives

 

Visitors

  • London Midland Scottish Railway ‘Royal Scot’ Class 4-6-0 46100 ‘Royal Scot’
  • London Midland Scottish Railway Class 5MT ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 45212
  • Southern Region ‘West Country’ Pacific 34092 ‘City of Wells’
  • Great Western Railway 0-6-0PT 7714

Home Fleet

  • British Railway Ivatt 2-6-2T 41241
  • Midland 4F 0-6-0 43924
  • British Railway Standard 4MT 4-6-0 75078
  • United States of America Transport Corp S160 2-8-0 5820
  • London & North Western Railway ‘Coal Tank’ 0-6-2T 1054

Diesel Locomotives

 

Visitors

  • British Railway ‘Deltic’ Class 55, 55 019 ‘Royal Highland Fusiliers
  • British Railways Class 50, 50 035 ‘Ark Royal’
  • GB Railfreight Class 66
  • GB Railfreight Class 73
  • Direct Rail Services Class 37

Home Fleet

  • Mersey Docks & Harbour Board 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter D32
  • British Railways Class 20, 20 031
  • British Railways Class 25, 25 059
  • English Electric 0-6-0 D0226 ‘Vulcan’

An 8 day Gala involving this multitude of steam and diesel locomotives has been planned with the following proposed daily roster:

  • Saturday 23rd June: 45212 (+ 43924 on the Saturday works train)
  • Sunday 24th June: 41241 (relaunch into traffic), 75078, 5820, 1054, 45212 and 34092
  • Monday 25th June: 46100 & 41241 (top and tailed), 34092 and 45212
  • Tuesday 26th June: 46100 & 41241 (top and tailed), 34092 and 75078
  • Wednesday 27th June: 46100 & 41241 (top and tailed), 34092 and 43924
  • Thursday 28th June: 43924, 41241, 1054, 7714, D32 and D0226
  • Friday 29th June: 41241 (re-opening Anniversary train), 5820, 45212, 34092, 7714, GBRf 66 xxx and GBRf 73 xxx
  • Saturday 30th June: 41241, 43924, 1054, 45212, 34092, 7714, 55 019, 50 035, 20 031 and DRS 37 xxx
  • Sunday 1st July: 55 019, 50 035, D32, 20 031, 25 059, D0226, GBRf 66 xxx, GBRf 73 xxx and DRS 37 xxx

To download the working timetables for all 8 days of the Gala, click HERE.

To view the daily passenger timetables visit the KWVR website or to download the passenger timetables for all 8 days of the Gala, click HERE.

Whilst every effort will made to ensure that the advised motive power is available, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway reserve the right to change this when operational circumstances so dictate