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
This weekend sees the last of our Diesel and Ale Saturday with 37 075 bringing down the curtain on the 2018 series of this monthly event with real ales being provided by Naylor’s Brewery from Cross Hills. 75078 and 41241 provide the steam services.
The weekend services will be in the hands of 75078 on both days with 41241 operating the relief train on Sunday.
Our Civil Engineers have been busy and our normal weekend service resumes with 5820 operating steam trains on both days and 43924 joining in on Sunday. The midweek diesel railcar service returns on Wednesday and this, and the Saturday early morning service, will be operated by our Class 101 DMU.
With our Civil Engineers undertaking essential maintenance the Green timetable will operate on both days this weekend with 43924 at the head of the steam service.
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.
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
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.
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
The pink timetable this week offers 4 round trips behind 43924. 5820 operates the Green timetable on both Saturday and Sunday as the Railway prepares for civil engineering work that will take place over 2 weeks commencing 11th September.
The Winter Blue Timetable comes into force this Sunday with 75078 doing the honours on the steam service on both days and the Class 101 heritage diesel multiple unit operating the morning service on Saturday and the second passenger service throughout the day on Sunday.
Saturday sees the last of the big diesel days when 20 031 will head the diesel service all day. 90733 will be at the head of steam service on both days being joined by 85 on Sunday.
After the exertions of the Civil department replacing Oakworth level crossing, normal service returns to the Worth Valley with 75078 operating over the weekend being joined by 85 on Sunday. The mid-week railbus service returns on Wednesday, now that 7-day running has stopped for the Autumn.
75078 continues from its weekday duties and operates on both days of the weekend. On Sunday it is joined by 43924 which will then head the weekday Pink timetable.