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Locomotive Roster Wednesday 18th October and Beer & Music Festival 19th – 22nd October 2017

Posted: 16 December 2017

With the Wednesday railcar service and Beer & Music Festival, the KWVR is this week offering continuous passenger services from Wednesday through to Sunday with no less than 3 steam locomotives, one mainline diesel and one diesel railcar providing passenger services over the 5 days.

Locomotive Roster weekend 14th & 15th October 2017 Update

Posted: 16 December 2017

A change to the original roster for the steam locomotive this weekend with WD 90733 now scheduled for the steam services on Saturday and Sunday.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 11th October and weekend 14th & 15th October 2017

Posted: 10 September 2017

Having arrived on Friday and operated all steam services at the weekend, LMS ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 44871, is once again scheduled to be on duty over the coming weekend.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 4th October and weekend 7th & 8th October 2017

Posted: 10 April 2017

All being well, LMS 'Black 5' 4-6-0 44871, which was scheduled to arrive for last week's services will arrive on the Railway ready to take up its duties on the Railway this weekend.

Locomotive Roster Weekend 30th September & 1st October 2017 Update

Posted: 16 December 2017

Ian Riley's LMS Class 5MT ('Black 5') 4-6-0 44871 will be arriving on the Railway this week and subject to a fitness-to-run examination will take the place of 43924 at the head of steam services this weekend.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 27th September and weekend 30th September & 1st October 2017

Posted: 16 December 2017

This weekend sees the last of the Diesel and Ale Days, this time in the hands of 20 031. The steam service on Saturday and Sunday will have 43924 at the head and our Class 101 diesel multiple unit will operate the diesel service on Sunday

Locomotive Roster Weekend 23rd & 24th September 2017

Posted: 16 December 2017

Returning to normality, on the main service this weekend will be 90733 with a rare appearance of 1704 'Nunlow' on the relief set on Sunday.

Beer & Music Festival – Update

Posted: 16 December 2017

This popular event will be returning from 19th - 22nd October 2017 and with just 1 month to go the beer list, with approximately 150 beers, has now been published. Cider and wine drinkers are not left out and new for 2017 we will also have a selection of artisan gins available.

Locomotive Roster for weekend 16th & 17th September 2017

Posted: 16 December 2017

Every year, in September, our Civil Maintenance team take possession of some part of the line. This year work is being concentrated on one of our bridges necessitating severance of the line between Oakworth and Haworth. 90733 and diesel 25 059 will operate a Haworth-Oxenhope shuttle, with our Class 101 DMU operating Oakworth-Keighley. A bus will link Haworth and Ingrow