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Returning to normality, on the main service this weekend will be 90733 with a rare appearance of 1704 'Nunlow' on the relief set on Sunday.
This popular event will be returning from 19th - 22nd October 2017 and with just 1 month to go the beer list, with approximately 150 beers, has now been published. Cider and wine drinkers are not left out and new for 2017 we will also have a selection of artisan gins available.
Every year, in September, our Civil Maintenance team take possession of some part of the line. This year work is being concentrated on one of our bridges necessitating severance of the line between Oakworth and Haworth. 90733 and diesel 25 059 will operate a Haworth-Oxenhope shuttle, with our Class 101 DMU operating Oakworth-Keighley. A bus will link Haworth and Ingrow
The pink timetable this week offers 4 round trips behind 43924. 5820 operates the Green timetable on both Saturday and Sunday as the Railway prepares for civil engineering work that will take place over 2 weeks commencing 11th September.
Over the next 7 days 3 locomotives will be in action, 75078 Monday, Saturday and Sunday and on the weekday service 43924. Sharing duties at the weekend with 75078 will be 85 on the last of this year's Vintage Train Sundays
Throughout the week we will have 90733 in operation, being replaced by 75078 on Saturday and Sunday with 43924 joining in on Sunday. Saturday is Diesel & Ale Day with an all day diesel service on Saturday hauled by one of our main line diesels, 37 075, sponsored by Salamander Brewery.
Major disruption in Keighley town centre will mean there is no parking in or around Keighley Station on Saturday 2nd September.
This week the steam service Monday – Saturday will have 5820 at the head operating 5 round trips per day. 5820 will also be in action on Saturday but gives way to 90733 on the main service on Sunday and 85 on the rake of vintage coaches operating a further Vintage Sunday train service.
Throughout the week and on both days of the weekend, we will have 90733 in operation, being joined by 43924 on Sunday.