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Locomotive Roster for the period Saturday 16th – Friday 22nd February 2019

Posted: 14 February 2019

Follow the link below to view the rostered locomotives for the period 16th - 22nd February 2019

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 9th & 10th February 2019

Posted: 6 February 2019

Follow the link below to view the rostered locomotives for the weekend 9th & 10th February 2019

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 2nd & 3rd February 2019

Posted: 31 January 2019

Follow the link below to view the rostered locomotives for the weekend 2nd & 3rd February 2019

‘Bahamas’ Railtour to Carlisle 9th February 2019

Posted: 25 January 2019

An event that that has been 25 years in the making, ‘Jubilee Class’ locomotive 45596 ‘Bahamas’ is returning to the mainline on Saturday 9th February when it will run from Oxenhope over the Settle & Carlisle Railway to Carlisle and return. Tickets available in Premier Dining.

Network Rail Volunteer day

Posted: 25 January 2019

Some may not know but occasionally we have members of staff (and occasionally machinery) from the big railway organisations for training exercises or, as in this case, helping out on their organisation’s volunteer days. Here is James Barlow's report on such visits from our neighbour, Network Rail.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 26th & 27th January 2019

Posted: 23 January 2019

Our Winter timetables are now in operation and this weekend 78022 will haul a set of 5 coaches on Saturday and 4 on Sunday with our diesel multiple unit on our diesel railcar service. Please note that on Saturday, the first train of the day departs Haworth and not Oxenhope.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 19th & 20th January 2019

Posted: 16 January 2019

Our Winter timetables are now in operation and this weekend 41241 will haul a set of 4 coaches on Saturday and Sunday with our Class 101 diesel multiple unit on our diesel railcar service. Please note that on Saturday, the 2019 timetable has the first train of the day departing Haworth and not Oxenhope.

Trackside Talks

Posted: 10 January 2019

In conjunction with the Bahamas Locomotive Society we are delighted to announce a series of short talks by prominent members of the KWVR & BLS. These talks, that will cover railway matters both locally and nationally, will take place in …

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 12th & 13th January 2019

Posted: 9 January 2019

Our Winter timetables are now in operation and this weekend 78022 will haul a set of 4 coaches on Saturday and Sunday with our diesel multiple unit on our diesel railcar service. Please note that on Saturday, the first train of the day departs Haworth and not Oxenhope.

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