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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.
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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.
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.
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.
For the last weekend of April, 5820 will be hauling the steam service and our Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service
It will be 43924 on the steam service train at the weekend joined by our Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating all diesel services.
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.
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.