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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 19th & 20th May 2018

Posted: 17 May 2018

This weekend is the annual Haworth 1940s Weekend when the area is transported back in time. To ensure that visitors are ferried along the Valley with minimum delay, 3 steam locomotives and one mainline diesel will be in operation throughout both days of the vent - almost a mini-gala. Locomotives this weekend are, steam 5820, 75078 and 43924 and diesel 20 031.

Weekend Paid Employment Opportunity

Posted: 13 May 2018

An opportunity has arisen to work as a bar steward on the on-train bar. This is a weekend paid role and you will work as part of our catering team. If you have what it takes, then read on.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 12th & 13th May and Mid-week 16th May 2018

Posted: 11 May 2018

Once again 5820 will be hauling the steam service this weekend and our Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service both at the weekend and on the mid-week railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for Bank Holiday Weekend and Mid-week 9th May 2018

Posted: 3 May 2018

Class 20 diesel 20 031 will be hauling the first Diesel & Ale trains of the year on Saturday with 5820 on duty Saturday - Bank Holiday Monday and 43924 joining in Sunday and Monday.

Visiting Pannier Tank for 50th Anniversary

Posted: 29 April 2018

We're delighted to announce that Pannier Tank, 7714 will be joining us for our 50th Anniversary Gala courtesy of our friends at the Severn Valley Railway and the SVR Pannier Tank Fund. The loco will join us for the later part of our 8 Day Event, 24th June - 1st July.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 28th & 29th April and Mid-week 2nd May 2018

Posted: 26 April 2018

For the last weekend of April, 5820 will be hauling the steam service and our Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 21st & 22nd April and Mid-week 25th April 2018

Posted: 19 April 2018

It will be 43924 on the steam service train at the weekend joined by our Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating all diesel services.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 14th & 15th April and Mid-week 18th April 2018

Posted: 12 April 2018

It will be 5820 on the steam service train at the weekend being joined on Saturday afternoon by 1704 'Nunlow' on its last duties before overhaul hauling the appropriately named 'Nunlow's Nightcap'. The midweek Wednesday diesel railcar service returns next week with our Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating all diesel services.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 7th & 8th April and weekday to 13th April 2018

Posted: 5 April 2018

If repairs are completed in time, the Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 5820 or 75078 in 5820's absence, with the Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services. The midweek steam service will be hauled by 43924.

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