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Locomotive Roster for Weekend 18th & 19th February 2017

Posted: 15 February 2017

75078 stood in for the 117 years old no. 85 last weekend and continues at the head of the steam service this weekend.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 11th & 12th February 2017

Posted: 8 February 2017

No. 85 is back in harness this weekend and the locomotive will operate on both days with the diesel railbus providing the diesel service.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 4th & 5th February 2017

Posted: 1 February 2017

Taff Vale Railway tank no. 85 will be on duty on Saturday but will take a well earned rest on Sunday when 5820 takes over.

‘Flying Scotsman’ – Lineside Photo Permits

Posted: 28 January 2017

We are now accepting applications from KWVR members and photo permit holders for the special 'Flying Scotsman' lineside permit which all photographers will have to have during the 7 days the locomotive is hauling trains along the Worth Valley branch

2 more for Winter Steam Gala

Posted: 24 January 2017

The Winter Steam Gala will now feature 4 locomotives in addition to our home fleet. To add to previously announced 61264 and 13065, for 1½ days we will be host to two ex-LMS 'Black 5s', our own 45212 and Ian Riley's 45407.

Locomotive Roster 28th & 29th January 2017

Posted: 24 January 2017

No. 85 has operated every steam service throughout January and will once again provide steam power over the weekend.

Locomotive Roster for 21st January & 22nd January 2017

Posted: 18 January 2017

Taff Vale 0-6-2T no. 85 will be out on the mainline once again this weekend for its 3rd outing this year.

Settle & Carlisle Re-opening Special

Posted: 11 January 2017

In February 2016 a landslip north of Appleby closed the Settle to Carlisle railway. Over a year later, at a cost of over £23 million, the line re-opens at the end of March. To commemorate this significant event, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway are running a special train hauled by the most famous locomotive in the world, the ' Flying Scotsman'.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 14th & 15th January 2017

Posted: 9 January 2017

It is "as you were" on the branch this weekends with 85 on the steam turn and the diesel railbus, M79964, operating the early morning diesel service on Saturday and all day Sunday.