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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 1st & 2nd September and weekdays to 7th September 2018

Posted: 31 August 2018

Saturday sees the continued presence of 75078 but 5820 comes on duty towards the end of the day. 5820 and 1054 will head the main steam services on Sunday with 41241 operating the last of our daily Summer services.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 25th & 26th August, Bank Holiday and weekdays to 31st August 2018

Posted: 23 August 2018

The Bank Holiday weekend starts with the monthly Diesel and Ale service. 25 059 is rostered for this train with 5820 on the steam service. 5820 will be joined on Sunday and Monday by 41241. Tuesday to Friday weekday services will be hauled by 75078

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 18th & 19th August and weekdays to 24th August 2018

Posted: 16 August 2018

Saturday sees the continued presence of 75078 but 5820 comes on duty towards the end of the day. 5820 and 1054 will head the main steam services on Sunday with 5820 continuing on the weekday service.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 11th & 12th August and weekdays to 17th August 2018

Posted: 9 August 2018

Throughout the weekend and the following week 75078 will head the main steam services, joined by 41241 on 3 suburban coaches on Sunday.

Locomotive Roster for weekdays 6th – 10th August 2018

Posted: 5 August 2018

The heavy rains have helped dampen the lineside and steam trains are scheduled to run throughout the week with trains hauled by 43924 (dry conditions permitting).

Locomotive Roster for weekdays commencing 28th August and weekend 2nd & 3rd September 2017

Posted: 27 August 2017

Over the next 7 days 3 locomotives will be in action, 75078 Monday, Saturday and Sunday and on the weekday service 43924. Sharing duties at the weekend with 75078 will be 85 on the last of this year's Vintage Train Sundays

Locomotive Roster for weekdays commencing 21st August and weekend 26th & 27th August 2017

Posted: 21 August 2017

Throughout the week we will have 90733 in operation, being replaced by 75078 on Saturday and Sunday with 43924 joining in on Sunday. Saturday is Diesel & Ale Day with an all day diesel service on Saturday hauled by one of our main line diesels, 37 075, sponsored by Salamander Brewery.

Keighley Parking Restrictions 2nd September 2017

Posted: 16 August 2017

Major disruption in Keighley town centre will mean there is no parking in or around Keighley Station on Saturday 2nd September.

Locomotive Roster for weekdays commencing 14th August and weekend 19th & 20th August 2017

Posted: 13 August 2017

This week the steam service Monday – Saturday will have 5820 at the head operating 5 round trips per day. 5820 will also be in action on Saturday but gives way to 90733 on the main service on Sunday and 85 on the rake of vintage coaches operating a further Vintage Sunday train service.

Locomotive Roster for weekdays commencing 7th August and weekend 12th & 13th August 2017

Posted: 6 August 2017

Throughout the week and on both days of the weekend, we will have 90733 in operation, being joined by 43924 on Sunday.

Santa Steam Specials – On-line Booking Now Open

Posted: 5 August 2017

It's August, the sun is occasionally shining, the children are on holiday from school and everyone is going on holiday. That can only mean one thing. It's time to think about booking your place on one of our Santa Steam Specials. Our on-line booking system is now open for business.

Full Line Footplate Rides

Posted: 22 August 2016

We have an exciting new opportunity for all the steam enthusiasts out there – a Footplate Ride on a Steam Engine for a full round trip of the branch.

Locomotive Roster for Bank Holiday Weekend 27th – 29th August and all next week to Friday 2nd September 2016

Posted: 22 August 2016

This weekend sees the penultimate big diesel Saturday when 20 031 will be at the head of 4 coaches all day. The steam service has 90733 on all 3 days of the Bank Holiday being joined by 75078 Sunday - Friday for the last week of the Orange timetable for this year.

Radio Leeds and Swallows & Amazons

Posted: 19 August 2016

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway will feature in the new film version of Swallows and Amazons which is released today, an adaptation of Arthur Ransome's children's book based in the 1930s. Radio Leeds' Tracy Gee was at Oxenhope Station to record reaction to the event and interview our very own film maestro, Roger France.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 20th & 21st August and all next week to Friday 26th August 2016

Posted: 17 August 2016

Sunday 21st August is the last chance of 2016 to ride on the Vintage Train, once again being hauled by TVR 0-6-2T no. 85 with Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0T 1704 'Nunlow' on the Keighley - Ingrow shuttle. The weekend service will be in the hands of 90733 and the weekday services will be hauled by 43924

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 13th & 14th August and all next week to Friday 19th August 2016

Posted: 11 August 2016

75078 returns this weekend and continues through to Friday 19th. 43924 joins 75078 on Sunday with D0226 providing the early morning diesel service.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 6th & 7th August and all next week to Friday 12th August 2016

Posted: 3 August 2016

90733 continues on duty through to Sunday when it will be joined by 85, on Oxenhope - Keighley all-line Vintage Train, and 1054 on the Keighley - Ingrow shuttle. This week the weekday steam services will be in the capable hands of 43924.

Swallows and Amazons

Posted: 1 August 2016

With scenes shot on the KWVR, the 19th August is the date set for the release of this year's children's blockbuster film of SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS.

Fair Trade Award for Haworth

Posted: 1 August 2016

Held in the last week of February, first of March, Fair Trade Fortnight showcases Fair Trade foods and the Railway were delighted to help with the running of a FairTrain in support of Haworth village, the first Fair Trade village in the world

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