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Following on from their successful 2 volumes looking at the Great Northern Lines in West Yorkshire, Alan Whitaker and Jan Rapacz turn their attention to the Midland Railway lines to the north of Bradford in a full colour book with many, previously unpublished, photographs of a lost railway scene.
With the Gala now over and 2 of the locomotives returned to base, it is back to normal on the KWVR. This weekend will see LMS 'Black 5' 44871 hauling the steam services and the diesel railcar M79964 on the weekend diesel service.
The Railway has reluctantly decided to cancel the diesel railcar service on Saturday, 3rd March. However the steam service, scheduled to operate behind BR Standard 4, 4-6-0 75078 will run on both days, weather permitting and the diesel service on Sunday.
The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 75078 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the midweek diesel railcar service which operates on Wednesday.
New for this years Spring Steam Gala we’re offering the rare chance to travel on the Gala Goods Train! You will travel on the Goods train from Keighley to Oxenhope behind one of our locomotives participating at the Gala.
The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 43924 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the midweek diesel railcar service which operates on Wednesday.
On Friday 16th February 2018, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway had the honour of hosting a visit by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall. The Duchess arrived at Haworth where she toured the locomotive works then departing by steam train to Oxenhope, before departing for further engagements in Yorkshire.
With the addition of Britannia Class 7MT 4-6-2 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' the Spring Gala promises to be the most spectacular in the Railway's 50 year history
For Paddington's visit on Wednesday and Thursday a 2 train service will operate with 85 and 75078, with 85 in service on Friday when the Duchess of Cornwall visits the Railway in recognition of our volunteering spirit as we celebrate 50 years of our Railway.