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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 19th & 20th May 2018

This weekend is the annual Haworth 1940s Weekend when the area is transported back in time. To ensure that visitors are ferried along the Valley with minimum delay, 3 steam locomotives and one mainline diesel will be in operation throughout both days of the vent - almost a mini-gala. Locomotives this weekend are, steam 5820, 75078 and 43924 and diesel 20 031.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 12th & 13th May and Mid-week 16th May 2018

Once again 5820 will be hauling the steam service this weekend and our Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service both at the weekend and on the mid-week railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for Bank Holiday Weekend and Mid-week 9th May 2018

Class 20 diesel 20 031 will be hauling the first Diesel & Ale trains of the year on Saturday with 5820 on duty Saturday - Bank Holiday Monday and 43924 joining in Sunday and Monday.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 28th & 29th April and Mid-week 2nd May 2018

For the last weekend of April, 5820 will be hauling the steam service and our Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service

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