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An event that that has been 25 years in the making, 'Jubilee Class' locomotive 45596 'Bahamas' is returning to the mainline on Saturday 9th February when it will run from Oxenhope over the Settle & Carlisle Railway to Carlisle and return.
There will be 2 steam locomotives in action this weekend with 43924 operating on Saturday and 41241 handling the Sunday steam service. The Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service on both days.
This weekend sees the introduction of the Winter timetables with 43924 at the head of our steam services and the Class 101 DMU on the diesel services.
Haworth Shop will be closed from the 5th to the 10th November for work to be undertaken to replace the Booking Hall floor.
After the intensity of the Beer & Music Festival services, stretching from 09.00 to after midnight for our locomotive crews, we return to normality with 75078 on the steam service at the weekend and 41241 working the half term weekday service.
With just one week to go for the 2018 Beer & Music Festival, motive power this weekend will be in the form of our Class 101 diesel multiple unit and steam locomotive 43924
October sees the introduction of the revised Blue timetable with the second train operated by one of our diesel railcars with one steam hauled service on both Saturday and Sunday. 41241 will operate the steam services on both days with diesel railcar services on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday operated by the Class 101 diesel multiple unit
This weekend sees the last of our Diesel and Ale Saturday with 37 075 bringing down the curtain on the 2018 series of this monthly event with real ales being provided by Naylor’s Brewery from Cross Hills. 75078 and 41241 provide the steam services.
The weekend services will be in the hands of 75078 on both days with 41241 operating the relief train on Sunday.