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Oxenhope – Carlisle 1st Pictures

Posted: 31 March 2017

Celebrating the re-opening of the Settle to Carlisle Railway and 150 years of the opening of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, here we present just the first submissions of we expect to be a deluge of photographs taken of this historic train, plus a couple of videos

Locomotive Allocation for Flying Scotsman Week

Posted: 29 March 2017

During the 9 days that 'Flying Scotsman' is on the branch a total of 4 steam locomotives will be in operation at various times, 60103, 75078, 43924 and 90733, plus our Class 101 diesel multiple unit on a Keighley - Ingrow shuttle.

‘Flying Scotsman’ Times

Posted: 27 March 2017

For our charter with 'Flying Scotsman' from Oxenhope to Carlisle, we are pleased to publish the passing times at most stations between Oxenhope and Carlisle and return.

Full ‘Flying Scotsman’ update

Posted: 24 March 2017

With only one week to go before the world's most famous locomotive arrives on the Railway we are delighted to announce all the latest information about our Charter from Oxenhope to Carlisle and the weekend of its display at Ingrow on the 1st & 2nd April with tickets still available for the "Flying Scotsman Experience".

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 25th & 26th March 2017

Posted: 21 March 2017

It is Mother's day this Sunday when the railway will be running two steam services on Sunday. The main steam service will be hauled by 5820 on both days with 43924 at the head of the Pullman set on Sunday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 18th & 19th March 2017

Posted: 14 March 2017

It's back to the home fleet to provide the motive power this weekend with 5820 hauling the steam service up the Valley.

Volunteer Vacancies

Posted: 10 March 2017

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has a new department to manage all the infrastructure on the Worth Valley Railway and we are looking to recruit a tradespeople team of volunteers for the maintenance of our buildings, mainly stations, and our signals and telegraph infrastructure.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 11th & 12th March 2017

Posted: 7 March 2017

Having taken part in last weekend's Gala, 61264 remains on the Railway and will head steam services this weekend before returning home to the NYMR.

Your Railway Needs YOU!

Posted: 1 March 2017

During the visit of 'Flying Scotsman' our regular volunteers will be working flat out to run the trains and man the stations, buffets and shops so we are looking to recruit extra volunteers to help run the 'pop-up' sales stands around the Railway.