Loco Roster

Listed below are the locomotives or diesel units rostered for the next weeks services.

Whilst every effort will made to ensure that the advised motive power is available, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway reserve the right to change this when operational circumstances so dictate.

For past locomotive rosters, visit News@KWVR where there is a full list of all the published rosters for weeks gone by

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 21st & 22nd April and Mid-week 25th April 2018

It will be 43924 on the steam service train at the weekend joined by our Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating all diesel services.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 14th & 15th April and Mid-week 18th April 2018

It will be 5820 on the steam service train at the weekend being joined on Saturday afternoon by 1704 'Nunlow' on its last duties before overhaul hauling the appropriately named 'Nunlow's Nightcap'. The midweek Wednesday diesel railcar service returns next week with our Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating all diesel services.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 7th & 8th April and weekday to 13th April 2018

If repairs are completed in time, the Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 5820 or 75078 in 5820's absence, with the Class 101 diesel multiple unit operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services. The midweek steam service will be hauled by 43924.

Locomotive Roster for Good Friday 30th March to 5th April 2018

Over the Easter weekend there is a two train service with 75078 and 5820 providing the steam power. From Tuesday 75078 continues at the head of the weekday passenger service.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 24th & 25th March and Mid-week 28th March 2018

The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 75078 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the midweek diesel railcar service, the last for a while as our Easter services start on Good Friday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 17th & 18th March and Mid-week 21st March 2018

With the Gala now over and 2 of the locomotives returned to base, it is back to normal on the KWVR. This weekend will see LMS 'Black 5' 44871 hauling the steam services and the diesel railcar M79964 on the weekend diesel service.

Diesel Services Cancellation

The Railway has reluctantly decided to cancel the diesel railcar service on Saturday, 3rd March. However the steam service, scheduled to operate behind BR Standard 4, 4-6-0 75078 will run on both days, weather permitting and the diesel service on Sunday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 3rd & 4th March and Mid-week 7th March 2018

The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 75078 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the midweek diesel railcar service which operates on Wednesday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 24th & 25th February and Mid-week 28th February 2018

The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 43924 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the midweek diesel railcar service which operates on Wednesday.

‘Oliver Cromwell’ set for Spring Steam Gala

With the addition of Britannia Class 7MT 4-6-2 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' the Spring Gala promises to be the most spectacular in the Railway's 50 year history

Locomotive Roster 14th -16th February 2018

For Paddington's visit on Wednesday and Thursday a 2 train service will operate with 85 and 75078, with 85 in service on Friday when the Duchess of Cornwall visits the Railway in recognition of our volunteering spirit as we celebrate 50 years of our Railway.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 3rd & 4th February 2018

It has been unclear which locomotive will head the steam service this weekend and hence the late announcement. The Saturday and Sunday steam service will be in the capable hands of 75078 with the diesel railcar M79964 operating the Saturday and Sunday diesel services and the Wednesday diesel railcar service which returns on Wednesday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 27th & 28th January 2018

It’s as you were this weekend, with the steam service in the hands of no. 85 and the diesel service operated by railbus no. M79964

Locomotive Roster weekend 13th & 14th January 2018

It's as you were this weekend, with the steam service in the hands of 43924 and the diesel service operated by railbus no. M79964

Locomotive Roster weekend 6th & 7th January 2018

With the Christmas festivities now behind us, we have a period of weekend running with the Green (Saturday) and Blue (Sunday) Winter Timetables. For this first weekends of 2018, 43924 will be at the head of the weekend steam service with 4 round trips on each day.

Locomotive Roster Mince Pie Specials, Boxing Day – 1st January 2018

Visiting LMS Class 5MT 44871 will be at the head of all steam services from Boxing Day through to Monday 1st January 2018.

Locomotive Roster Amendment Saturday 23rd December 2017

Visitors to the Railway should be aware that there is a change of locomotive on Saturday with 5820 now taking the place of 43924. 44871 will take the Sunday service as originally posted on the website.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 23rd & Christmas Eve 2017

Weekends of Santa Steam Specials and Father Christmas travelling up and down the Valley will soon be over for another year as we approach the last weekend before Christmas and Santa leaves for the North Pole and his most important night of the year. It will be the same combination of steam locomotives as last weekend with 43924 on Saturday and 44871 on Sunday. Our class 101 diesel multiple unit will be providing an additional journey to Santa ticket holders and a pay on the day passenger service for our other visitors.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 16th & 17th December 2017

Three weekends of Santa Steam Specials and Father Christmas and our volunteers are still going strong. The steam locomotives attached at the Oxenhope end of the train this weekend will be 44871 on Saturday and 43924 on Sunday. Our class 101 diesel multiple unit will be providing an additional journey to Santa ticket holders and a pay on the day passenger service for our other visitors.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 9th & 10th December 2017

Father Christmas has certainly been busy and so have our volunteers. The steam locomotives attached at the Oxenhope end of the train this weekend will be 5820 on Saturday and 90733 on Sunday and the diesel power at the north end will once again be 25 059. Our class 101 diesel multiple unit will be providing an additional journey to Santa ticket holders and a pay on the day passenger service for our other visitors.