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Mixed Traffic and Diesel Days for 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Posted: 31 January 2018

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations we are delighted to announce a Mixed Traffic day on Saturday 30th June and a Diesel Gala on Sunday 1st July. The weekend is kindly being supported by GB Railfreight and will feature visiting locomotives to the Railway.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 27th & 28th January 2018

Posted: 25 January 2018

It’s as you were this weekend, with the steam service in the hands of no. 85 and the diesel service operated by railbus no. M79964

Locomotive Roster weekend 20th & 21st January 2018

Posted: 16 January 2018

We have a change in the steam locomotive this weekend with 43924 stepping down and no. 85 taking its place on the steam service with the diesel service operated by railbus no. M79964

Locomotive Roster weekend 13th & 14th January 2018

Posted: 10 January 2018

It's as you were this weekend, with the steam service in the hands of 43924 and the diesel service operated by railbus no. M79964

Locomotive Roster weekend 6th & 7th January 2018

Posted: 3 January 2018

With the Christmas festivities now behind us, we have a period of weekend running with the Green (Saturday) and Blue (Sunday) Winter Timetables. For this first weekends of 2018, 43924 will be at the head of the weekend steam service with 4 round trips on each day.

‘Flying Scotsman’ – Lineside Photo Permits

Posted: 28 January 2017

We are now accepting applications from KWVR members and photo permit holders for the special 'Flying Scotsman' lineside permit which all photographers will have to have during the 7 days the locomotive is hauling trains along the Worth Valley branch

2 more for Winter Steam Gala

Posted: 24 January 2017

The Winter Steam Gala will now feature 4 locomotives in addition to our home fleet. To add to previously announced 61264 and 13065, for 1½ days we will be host to two ex-LMS 'Black 5s', our own 45212 and Ian Riley's 45407.

Locomotive Roster 28th & 29th January 2017

Posted: 24 January 2017

No. 85 has operated every steam service throughout January and will once again provide steam power over the weekend.

Locomotive Roster for 21st January & 22nd January 2017

Posted: 18 January 2017

Taff Vale 0-6-2T no. 85 will be out on the mainline once again this weekend for its 3rd outing this year.

Settle & Carlisle Re-opening Special

Posted: 11 January 2017

In February 2016 a landslip north of Appleby closed the Settle to Carlisle railway. Over a year later, at a cost of over £23 million, the line re-opens at the end of March. To commemorate this significant event, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway are running a special train hauled by the most famous locomotive in the world, the ' Flying Scotsman'.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 14th & 15th January 2017

Posted: 9 January 2017

It is "as you were" on the branch this weekends with 85 on the steam turn and the diesel railbus, M79964, operating the early morning diesel service on Saturday and all day Sunday.

New Better Value Fares for 2017

Posted: 6 January 2017

Our 2017 fares will continue to offer great value, and we introduce some new attractive changes! A new Small Family Rover replaces our Family Rover making it greater value for families of every size. Follow the link to see the details of this and all the improvements to our fare structure.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 7th & 8th January 2017

Posted: 4 January 2017

With the heavy trains of the Christmas festivities over, the larger locomotives take a back seat and this weekend sees the return of Taff Vale Railway no. 85 to the front line. Passenger services start at 09.00 on Saturday and 10.15 on Sunday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 30th & 31st January 2016

Posted: 25 January 2016

The last weekend in January sees the last rostered turn for 75078 before withdrawal for its annual inspection.

Summer Employment Opportunities 2016

Posted: 22 January 2016

When trains are running everyday throughout the summer, the Railway employs temporary paid staff for the Summer months 30th May - 9th September. Applications are now being invited for 2016. Read on for more information.

SAY Video – KWVR 2015 Now in Store

Posted: 19 January 2016

1½ hours of top quality video footage on Steaming Around Yorkshire's 2015 Keighley & Worth Valley Railway video. Now available from the Haworth shop.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 23rd & 24th January 2016

Posted: 19 January 2016

It is 'as you were' for motive power this weekend with 75078 on the steam service and the railbus on the diesel service.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 16th – 17th January 2016

Posted: 13 January 2016

Steam passenger services will operate on both Saturday and Sunday, this week with 75078 at the head.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 9th & 10th January 2016

Posted: 5 January 2016

Santa has undertaken all his duties with his usual good cheer and all the mince pies have been consumed so it is back to our normal service with steam passenger services on Saturday and Sunday, this week with 75078 at the head.