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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 2nd & 3rd June and weekday to 8th June 2018

Posted: 31 May 2018

7 day running starts this weekend with 43924 operating Saturday and Sunday services. 5820 will power the second train on Sunday and will continue on the weekday service.

Locomotive Roster for Bank Holiday Weekend and Weekday 29th May – 1st June 2018

Posted: 23 May 2018

Class 25 diesel 25 059 will be hauling the second Diesel & Ale train of the year on Saturday with 75078 on duty Saturday – Bank Holiday Monday and 43924 joining in Sunday and Monday and continuing throughout the rest of the half-term week. The Vintage tour bus has its first outing of 2018, Tuesday - Friday.

50th Anniversary Gala Update

Posted: 23 May 2018

A further 3 locomotives have been announced to take part in the 50th Anniversary Gala celebration - two steam locomotives, 45212 and 34092 'City of Wells' and one diesel, Class 50, 50 035 'Ark Royal'

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.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 27th & 28th May and Half Term Week 2017

Posted: 24 May 2017

On Saturday 27th May, it is Diesel & Ale Day when our diesel service will be formed of Mk.1 stock with on-train bar facilities sponsored by BIngley Brewery and hauled by 25 059. The steam service will have 75078 at the head. For the Sunday and Monday 2 steam service, 75078 will be joined by 5820. Tuesday - Friday will see 43924 take over for weekday running being joined by 75078 on Wednesday and Thursday

2017 Steam & Ale Trail Update

Posted: 24 May 2017

Weekend of 10th and 11th June sees the return of the Steam & Ale Trail for its second year and for 2017 it is bigger and better. All the details are now on-line, the event will be open from 11.00 to 22.00 on the Saturday and from 11.00 to 18.00 on the Sunday. There will be bars at every station and at Ingrow there will also be musical entertainment on Saturday and family entertainment on the Sunday.

‘Flying Scotsman’ – 9 Days on the KWVR

Posted: 17 May 2017

April 1st 2017 will long be remembered in the Worth Valley as the day that started a magnificent 9 days with the world's most famous stream locomotive, 'Flying Scotsman'. Starting with 2 days on static display at Ingrow West Station, this was followed by 7 days of action with 'Flying Scotsman' hauling trains every day between Keighley and Oxenhope. Everyone involved with the KWVR take great pride in delivering this memorable occasion and this photographic gallery is a wonderful reminder on one week at the beginning of April 2017.

Locomotive Roster for 2017 ‘Haworth 1940s’ Weekend

Posted: 15 May 2017

This weekend we feature 3 days of passenger services with three locomotives that saw action during WW2 hauling our steam services. 90733 is in operation on all three days being joined by 5820 and 43924 on Saturday and Sunday

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 13th & 14th May 2017

Posted: 9 May 2017

This weekend the standard weekend service will see 75078 in operation on both days and 43924 at the head of the 2nd steam service on Sunday. Our Class 101 diesel multiple unit will operate the Saturday diesel service.

Little Engines Gala – Visiting Engine

Posted: 5 May 2017

With only nine weeks to go until our brand new "Little Engines Gala" we are delighted to announce our first visiting locomotive, 'Austerity' 0-6-0ST 71515 'Mech Navvies' a type of engine that featured in the early days of the KWVR with two examples of the class operational during the early years.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 6th & 7th May 2017

Posted: 4 May 2017

The first weekend for some time with our standard weekend service will see 90733 in operation on both days and 75078 at the head of the 2nd steam service on Sunday

Locomotive Roster for May Half-Term 2016

Posted: 24 May 2016

Three locomotives will share the services over the May half-term. 75078 starts the week, assisted by 90733 on Sunday and Monday with 43924 taking over Tuesday - Friday. Plus mainline diesel haulage on Saturday with 37 075

Saturday Mainline Diesel Service 28th May 2016

Posted: 24 May 2016

This weekend is the second of our mainline diesel Saturdays when we will be running diesel locomotive hauled trains ALL DAY, as well as the regular steam hauled service, PLUS a railcar Keighley - Damems Shuttle.

Locomotive Roster for Haworth 1940s Weekend, 13th-15th May 2016 – Update

Posted: 10 May 2016

Locomotives built specifically for the war effort take centre stage for the Haworth 1940s Weekend when the village is transformed by crowds and bunting in celebration of the war years. War Department locomotive 90733 will feature on all 3 days but this year will be supported by 43924, 5820, our second wartime locomotive being stopped for essential repairs.

2016 Winter Steam Gala – Photo Album & Video

Posted: 8 May 2016

85 was star of the show at this year's Winter Steam Gala, returning to action for the first time since restoration to lined out Taff Vale Railway livery. Also in action were 5820, 43924, 1054 and 1704 'Nunlow'

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 7th & 8th May 2016 – Update

Posted: 3 May 2016

This weekend sees 75078 operating steam services on Saturday and Sunday with TVR no. 85 hauling a 3 coach set on Sunday. Additionally D0226 will be hauling coaches to form the 2 diesel services on Sunday. A weekend with something for everyone.

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