'Bahamas' Railtour 2

After a quickly sold-out event of the first ‘Bahamas’ Rail Tour from Oxenhope to Carlisle, we are running a second tour, just one week later. 16th February 2019!

To mark the return to action of LMS ‘Jubilee’ Class locomotive no. 45596 ‘Bahamas’, the KWVR, in collaboration with the Bahamas Locomotive Society, will be operating a second mainline run of the locomotive since overhaul from our terminus at Oxenhope for a journey over the Settle & Carlisle Railway.

So, if you missed out on the first trip, don’t delay, on-line bookings are being taken NOW!

Latest news

Spring Steam Gala


Our Spring Gala is returning for 2019, Friday 8th March – Sunday 10th March and once again we will be welcoming a visiting locomotive, plus two new comers from closer to home. Joining us from the North Norfolk Railway, LNER B12 4-6-0 8572 with 45596 ‘Bahamas’ and 78022 joining the Gala after many years out of the limelight.

Tickets will be available to purchase on the day from booking offices but for the first time, you can now book your tickets for the Spring Gala in advance. Book now and save 10% on the on-the-day prices.

Paw Patrol

Paw Patrol

20th & 21st February

In February half term 2019 why not bring the kids along to see their favourite cartoon characters, Chase & Marshall! The heroic pups will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day in Oxenhope Exhibition Shed based at Oxenhope Station. Come and meet Chase or Marshall and take pictures with your favourite character so that your memories are saved forever!

Children will also be able to enjoy other fun packed activities such as face painting, balloon making, colouring and more as well as being visited by Pulse Radio who will be joining us throughout the day playing lots a fun music, games and more.

Sparkle & Steam

Selected dates in March, April & May
A fabulous journey through the Bronte country in the beautiful Jubilee carriage whilst enjoying a premium prosecco-tasting experience accompanied with a delightful afternoon tea.

2019 Winter Services

January & February
In January & February, there may be frost or snow on the ground but you can still travel through the Worth Valley by steam train or diesel railcar at weekends right through the Winter months.

Diesel & Mixed Traffic Gala

3rd - 6th May 2019
The Diesel & Mixed Traffic Gala encompasses 2 different eras providing a look back, reminiscent of a time when diesels and steam worked side by side on the national network.

Footplate Experience

Be a steam locomotive driver for a day
You can now drive and fire a steam locomotive right here on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. These courses are proving hugely popular, with customers praising our friendly and informal approach.

2019 Spring Steam Gala

8th - 10th March 2019
Our Spring Gala is returning for 2019, Friday 8th March – Sunday 10th March and once again we will be welcoming a visiting locomotive, LNER B12 4-6-0 8572 from the North Norfolk Railway, plus two new comers from closer to home, LMS Jubilee 45596 'Bahamas' and BR Class 2 78022.

Haworth Haddock

Returning for another year of Yorkshire's favourite dish on the KWVR
If you missed the opportunity to sample this traditional Yorkshire night out in 2018, it’s back for 2019. The first Haworth Haddock will for 2019 season will be on the 27th April. For all the dates in 2019 and for more information about the Haworth Haddock.

50th Anniversary Video

On sale now!
The pioneering spirit of those early preservationists and of the achievements of the volunteers that have followed in their footsteps, were celebrated in style with an 8-day Gala encompassing all the achievements of those 50 years and captured wonderfully on this commemorative video.

Princesses & Superheroes!

29th & 30th May 2019
On Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th May we have 3 beautiful princesses and 3 fantastic superheroes coming to visit us here at KWVR. There will be someone for everyone - Moana, Belle and Elsa from Moana, Beauty & The Beast and Frozen and the heroic Spiderman, Batman and Captain America!

Brontë Steam

Available at Haworth & Oxenhope
To mark the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the re-opening of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, the Society commissioned a new booklet charting not only the immense progress over those 50 years but tracing the Railway back to its roots in the 19th century.

Jubilee Bar - Private Hire. the venue with a difference for a celebration your guests will remember for ever!

Do you have that special occasion coming up, be it a special birthday, engagement party, retirement or even looking for somewhere to hold your corporate event? The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway may well just have what you’re looking for and with something a little bit different from your normal venue – the Jubilee Bar Car.

We can arrange for the Bar to be attached to any service train, subject to availability, and it will be yours for your exclusive use. We will also, if required, provide catering to make that special day complete.


Trackside Talks, Learning Coach, Ingrow

A series of railway talks of local and national interest, January – April

Join in with #KWVR