Forthcoming Events & Experiences on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Events & Experiences

Throughout the year, in addition to operating our steam hauled and diesel railcar services, we have many special events, services and experiences for all members of the family and railway enthusiasts alike.

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26th – 28th June, Diesel Gala

Once again, in 2020, Diesel Locomotives will return to the Worth Valley for a 3 day event where our home fleet will take centre stage alongside a range of visiting locomotives.

Passengers will be able to enjoy an intensive timetable, with early evening trains on the Friday & Saturday and the 3 days will include plenty of Express and Shuttle trains.

New this year, whether it’s breakfast to set you up for the day, or dinner to finish the day’s activities, try our new Cafe Bar & Restaurant at Keighley, the Old Parcels Office.


Experiences On & Around The Railway

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Sparkle & Steam – dates throughout 2020
Sit back and enjoy a relaxing journey through the Worth Valley in one of our luxurious Pullman Cars. This premium prosecco tasting experience also includes afternoon tea.

Haworth Haddock – dates throughout 2020
The popular Haworth Haddock is back for 2020. Haworth Haddock vouchers are perfect for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, or a well needed night out with your loved ones.

Footplate Experience
It’s everyone’s dream to drive & fire a steam engine. Make a dream come true on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, dates in May & June 2020 now fully booked.
Look out for announcements of additional dates.

Workshop Tours
What goes on behind the closed doors of our famous Haworth Motive Power Depot? See for yourself on one of our guided tours of the Depot and Haworth yard.
Dates in 2020 to be announced in the new year

Coming up in 2020

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16th & 17th May
Haworth 1940s Weekend

24th & 25th May
Keighley Transport festival

Selected Saturdays
Diesel & Ale Saturdays

7th-21st June & 5th-19th July
Vintage Train Sundays

Later in 2020

Saturday 29th – Monday 31st August
50th Anniversary of the making of “The Railway Children”

Saturday 12th September
“1927 – a Day in the Life of …”