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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 2nd & 3rd July and all next week to Friday 8th July 2016

Posted: 29 June 2016

It's the third Vintage Sunday this weekend. The main steam service on Saturday and Sunday will be in the hands of 75078 with 85 on the main vintage set and 1054 on Keighley - Ingrow shuttle. 75078 will then continue in use throughout the week on the Monday – Friday service.

Bradford City Promotional Train

Posted: 29 June 2016

Reminiscent of football excursions of days gone by, the newly formed Worth Valley Supporters Branch of Bradford City FC ran a special train on the 26th June to promote the club's new season ticket offer.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 25th & 26th June and all next week to Friday 1st July 2016

Posted: 23 June 2016

For the big diesel day on Saturday, 20 031 will be operating from 09.00 throughout the day with 75078 on the steam service. 43924 joins 75078 on Sunday and D0226 will operate the early morning diesel service

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 18th & 19th June and all next week to Friday 24th June 2016

Posted: 17 June 2016

It's the second Vintage Sunday, 90733 will haul the main service, 85 on the main vintage set and 1054 on Keighley - Ingrow shuttle. 90733 will then continue the week. Saturday will also see the rare appearances on passenger trains of our two Class 08 diesel shunters on a special timetable.

‘Green Dragon’ to return to steam

Posted: 15 June 2016

The locomotive that starred in The Railway Children as the 'Green Dragon', Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 0-6-0 No. 957, last steamed on 20 January 2013, is to be the subject of an overhaul to active service.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 11th & 12th June and all next week to Friday 17th June 2016

Posted: 10 June 2016

85 gives way to 90733 for the services this weekend being joined by 43924 on Sunday which continues on the weekday service through to Friday 17th.

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence

Posted: 10 June 2016

The Railway is delighted to announce that, thanks to you, the passengers and visitors to the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, the Railway has been awarded the Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence for 2016.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 4th & 5th June and Weekdays 6th – 10th June 2016

Posted: 1 June 2016

The main steam service will be in the hands of 43924 this weekend with 85 and 'Nunlow' on Vintage trains which start this Sunday. 85 will then continue in use throughout the week on the Monday - Friday service.

Vintage Trains Sunday 5th June 2016

Posted: 1 June 2016

Vintage Train Sundays start this weekend with a new look for 2016. In addition to the full line service of a 4 coach Vintage set there will also be a Keighley - Ingrow West shuttle during the main part of the day. This weekend see no. 85 Keighley - Oxenhope and 'Nunlow' on the shuttle service.

Ingrow Bridge Restriction Removed

Posted: 1 June 2016

After what seems like an eternity that the Keighley bridge restrictions have been in place, the Railway has breathed a great sigh of relief that the restriction has now been removed.

Locomotive Roster Week 29th June – 4th July 2015

Posted: 28 June 2015

The weekday and Saturday steam service will be in the safe hands of 4F 43924.

Ivatt 41241 Boiler Tube Appeal

Posted: 25 June 2015

In June 1968, the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway opened for business and in 2018, the Railway will celebrate 50 years of operation as a working branch line heritage railway. Help us restore one of the locomotives that started it all on the 29th June 1968, Ivatt 2-6-2T 41241.

Don’t Miss ‘The Haworth Haddock’

Posted: 22 June 2015

Twiddling your thumbs as to what to do on a Saturday night, then book your seats on a 'Haworth Haddock'.

Locomotive Roster Week 22nd – 26th June and weekend to 27th & 28th June 2015

Posted: 21 June 2015

The weekday service will be headed by 90733 which gives way to 75078 for the weekend and 1054 on the Sunday Vintage Train service.

Weekend to 20th & 21st June 2015 roster update

Posted: 19 June 2015

This weekend will see 90733 return to action after routine maintenance and will continue in action on the weekday service. The Father's Day luncheon train will be in the hands of 75078.

Locomotive Roster Week 15th – 19th June and weekend to 20th & 21st June 2015

Posted: 14 June 2015

Over the next 7 days 3 locomotives will be in action, 75078 on the weekday service with 5820 and 43924 sharing duties at the weekend.

First “passenger” train on nascent KWVR

Posted: 10 June 2015

5th June 1965 marked the day when the Railway carried its first passenger with a one coach shuttle from Haworth Yard and along Haworth Loop.

Locomotive Roster Week 8th – 12th June and weekend to 13th & 14th June 2015

Posted: 8 June 2015

It's 75078 on the service trains throughout the week and weekend. Saturday and Sunday provide variety to the normal weekend timetable with Class 20 20 031 on the third of our Saturday diesel locomotive days and 1054 at the head of the returning 'Vintage Train'

On Train Real Ale Update – 1st June 2015

Posted: 1 June 2015

Coming soon to the real ale on-train buffet are beers from Oldershaw Brewery, Lincolnshire, Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield, Goose Eye Brewery, Keighley, York Brewery and Timothy Taylor's

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