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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 21st & 22nd July and weekdays to 27th July 2018

Posted: 20 July 2018

The hot and dry conditions continue, despite some recent rain, but there is no steam ban on the KWVR with 75078 operating at the weekend with 41241 on the Vintage Train on Sunday and the weekday service which this week sees the introduction of the Haworth - Oxenhope tour bus.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 7th & 8th July and weekdays to 13th July 2018

Posted: 6 July 2018

Despite the continued hot weather and steam bans elsewhere, the KWVR continues to operate steam hauled services and this weekend sees 75078 at the head of the main service train, assisted in the rear by 20 031. 43924 will be at the head of the Vintage Train on Sunday and the 'Ivatt' tank 41241 hauls its first service trains since overhaul Monday - Friday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekday 2nd – 6th July 2018

Posted: 1 July 2018

The 50th Anniversary Gala has been a huge success but now we return to our 'normal' operation with our 4 train weekday service which this week will be hauled by 43924

Locomotive Roster for Saturday 23rd June and 50th Anniversary 8-Day Gala

Posted: 21 June 2018

50 years in the making, the re-opened Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is only 1 week away from being 50 years old. To celebrate this momentous occasion we have in store the most ambitious Gala ever held on the Railway when no less than EIGHTEEN different steam and diesel locomotives will operate passenger services over the Oxenhope branch from Keighley over the 8days from the 24th June to the 1st July

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 16th & 17th June and Weekday 18th – 22nd June 2018

Posted: 15 June 2018

It is a mixture of locomotives in action over the weekend with the steam locomotives in the shape of 75078 and 45212, which arrives on Tuesday, and mainline diesel locomotive 50 035 'Ark Royal' which arrived on the KWVR this week.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 9th & 10th June and Weekday 11th – 15th June 2018

Posted: 7 June 2018

The Food & Drink Festival takes place this weekend with a two train service on both days. Steam locomotives 5820 and 75078 and diesel 25 059 will head the services over the weekend with 75078 continuing with the weekday service.

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'

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