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‘Flying Scotsman’ Oxenhope – Carlisle photo gallery

Posted: 25 April 2017

Celebrating the re-opening of the Settle to Carlisle Railway and 150 years of the opening of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, the Oxenhope - Carlisle charter with 'Flying Scotsman' was a day to savour for passengers, volunteers and staff. We are delighted to present our selection of photographs and videos taken of this historic train.

Locomotive Roster for Bank Holiday Weekend 29th & 30th April and 1st May 2017

Posted: 25 April 2017

For the Bank Holiday weekend we will have two steam locomotives in operation 75078 and 90733 plus an all day diesel service on Saturday formed of our normal service coaches hauled by one of our main line diesels, 37 075.

KWVR Press Release

Posted: 19 April 2017

Richard Jones, currently Operations Officer at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and a former General Manager of both the Swanage and Bodmin & Wenford heritage railways, has been appointed to the new post of Head of Operating at the West Somerset Railway (WSR). Richard – who has been actively involved in the heritage railway movement since 1973, and celebrates 40 years as a volunteer at the WSR this year – starts his new role from 1 June.

Locomotive Roster for Week 18th – 21st and weekend 22nd & 23rd April 2107

Posted: 18 April 2017

BR Standard Class 4MT 75078 will haul all steam services from the 18th - 23rd April. Our DMU will be on the diesel service at the weekend until D0226 takes over for the last 2 trips on Sunday

Happy 150th Anniversary KWVR – 13th April 1867

Posted: 13 April 2017

After a delay due to the locomotives to work the branch not being ready in time, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway finally opened between Keighley and Oxenhope 150 years ago on the 13th April 1867.

Science Stars – Junior Science Club

Posted: 11 April 2017

Starting on the Saturday, 13th May 2017, RAIL STORY, at Ingrow West railway station, are delighted to announce the launch of a new club especially for children in the 8-13 age group to introduce youngsters to the wonders of science in a fun and highly imaginative, inspiring environment.

Locomotive Roster for Week 10th – 16th & 17th April 2017

Posted: 10 April 2017

The 'Flying Scotsman' will soon be a happy memory for us all and we Easter is soon upon us with three locomotives in operation over the this week as all day running over the Easter holiday period comes into effect.

Northern Rail Industrial Action, Saturday 8th April

Posted: 3 April 2017

Due to planned industrial action taking place on Saturday 8 April, Northern services to and from Keighley will be affected and many services cancelled

3rd – 9th ‘Flying Scotsman’ Times

Posted: 3 April 2017

Follow the link below for the times of the Flying Scotsman's journey along the branch

Ingrow Celebration of Film Past and Present – 1st & 2nd May

Posted: 27 April 2016

On Sunday and Monday of the Bank Holiday weekend there will be a celebration of film, past and present at Rail Story, Ingrow and Oxenhope Exhibition Shed - an event to be enjoyed by all the family!

Steam & Diesel Locomotive Roster for Weekend 30th April, 1st & 2nd May 2016

Posted: 27 April 2016

There are 3 days of steam action this weekend with both 90733 and 75078 operating services plus the bonus of mainline diesel traction all day Saturday with 37 075.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 23rd & 24th April 2016

Posted: 20 April 2016

75078 substituted for 90733 but the latter should be on duty this weekend subject to final checks. 43924 will substitute should 90733 not be available.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 16th & 17th April 2016

Posted: 14 April 2016

This weekend's steam action will be provided by 90733 returning to action after extensive repairs.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 9th & 10th April 2016

Posted: 5 April 2016

75078 heads the steam service for the last weekend of the Easter School holiday.

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