'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!

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Oxenhope Buffet


Did you know, that Oxenhope Buffet is open every Wednesday – Friday AND you can now buy a variety of hot foods freshly prepared in our new kitchen at Oxenhope, as well as all the old favourites that have served our visitors for many years.

Meals are cooked fresh with locally sourced ingredients from around the Worth Valley. You can now enjoy ‘The Train Drivers Breakfast – a full English with all the trimmings – or at lunch time sit down in the warm and enjoy the ‘Daily Special’ or choose jacket potatoes or paninis with a tempting choice of fillings. And to finish it off, a slice of delicious home made cake. Just follow the link below to see what’s on offer.

And to tempt you over to Oxenhope when the trains are not running, we are offering 20% off all orders in November & December, Wednesday – Friday.

Mince Pie Specials

Mince Pie Specials

Boxing Day to New Years Day

From Boxing day 2018 to New Year’s Day 2019, travel in our toasty, Yuletide carriages as our festive journey continues into the New Year. See our stunning stations transformed with an amazing Christmas display, real coal fires and gas lights, creating a magical glow as your train rolls in. Relax on one of our Mince Pie Specials with free mince pies and an on-train real ale bar serving, not just real ale, but wines, spirits and hot cups of tea and coffee.

If you would like to get involved with the KWVR Christmas spirit onboard our Mince Pie Specials, simply turn up on a day that suits you between Boxing Day and New Years Day, purchase a ticket and come aboard! We hope to see you there soon…

Christmas Gift Guide

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Christmas is right around the corner and it can often be difficult to find the perfect gift for a friend or loved one. Here at KWVR we have experiences to suit everyone from a trip back in time with day out on the railway to prosecco tasting and fish & chips!

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.

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.

Paw Patrol

20th & 21st February 2019
Meet Chase & Marshall – Paw Patrol – 20th & 21st February 2019 The heroic pups will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day so you can come along and see the famous pair.

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.


Bradford Railways in Colour, Volume 2

Now available from Haworth Shop.

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