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Haworth Shop will be closed from the 5th to the 10th November for work to be undertaken to replace the Booking Hall floor.
After the intensity of the Beer & Music Festival services, stretching from 09.00 to after midnight for our locomotive crews, we return to normality with 75078 on the steam service at the weekend and 41241 working the half term weekday service.
With just one week to go for the 2018 Beer & Music Festival, motive power this weekend will be in the form of our Class 101 diesel multiple unit and steam locomotive 43924
October sees the introduction of the revised Blue timetable with the second train operated by one of our diesel railcars with one steam hauled service on both Saturday and Sunday. 41241 will operate the steam services on both days with diesel railcar services on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday operated by the Class 101 diesel multiple unit
Brand new video from Steaming Around Yorkshire, 'From the Footplate' is now in stock at Haworth Station.
There is a daily steam service this week for the school half term holiday and 43924 will be at operating every day, being replaced for the weekend steam service by visitor 44871.
With the Wednesday railcar service and Beer & Music Festival, the KWVR is this week offering continuous passenger services from Wednesday through to Sunday with no less than 3 steam locomotives, one mainline diesel and one diesel railcar providing passenger services over the 5 days.
A change to the original roster for the steam locomotive this weekend with WD 90733 now scheduled for the steam services on Saturday and Sunday.
Having arrived on Friday and operated all steam services at the weekend, LMS ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 44871, is once again scheduled to be on duty over the coming weekend.
All being well, LMS 'Black 5' 4-6-0 44871, which was scheduled to arrive for last week's services will arrive on the Railway ready to take up its duties on the Railway this weekend.
This weekend's passenger service will be in the hands of 5820 and the diesel railbus M79964 will be out on the mainline after its summer rest.
43924 will be at the head of the steam services throughout the school half term week.
Three steam locomotives, 5820, 90733 and 75078 will be in operation Friday - Sunday of the Beer & Music Festival supplemented by the Class 101 diesel multiple unit from 12.45 Thursday and Sunday morning and 20 031 on Friday and Saturday mornings,
After an excellent Autumn Steam Spectacular when our staff and volunteers put on a great show, it is back to our normal timetables this weekend with 75078 on the Saturday and Sunday steam service.
After the setbacks of previous years the team bringing the Autumn Steam Spectacular to the Railway breathed a combined sigh of relief when guest locomotives 34053 (Tuesday) and 7822 (Wednesday) passed through the gates of Ingrow Station for offloading for the short journey to Haworth. The stage is now set for a truly spectacular weekend of steam action.
No Gala would be a success without the dedication of a large group of our volunteers, and the 2015 Autumn Steam spectacular was no different. Here we present over 40 photographs of our volunteers in action on the day.
Visitors to the Railway should be aware that the Winter Timetable comes into effect this weekend with the last public passenger train from Oxenhope at 15.30, Saturday and 16.15, Sunday and from Keighley at 16.15 Saturday and 17.00 Sunday.
Not only does the Railway offer travel in the manner of days gone by, but now our pie deliveries reflect this bygone era when "th'os 'n' cart" (the horse and cart) reigned supreme in the Worth Valley.
43924 will be in operation during weekday running with 90733 taking over on Saturday and Sunday.
The not to be missed Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Beer & Music Festival is here. 4 days of excellent beer, wines and ciders, live music every day and, of course, passenger services throughout the Festival, late into the night - steam hauled services Friday - Sunday.
The not-to-be-missed 2015 Beer & Music Festival starts 22nd October and goes on for 4 days, this year with more on offer than ever before.
The Autumn Steam Spectacular got off to a great start in sunny weather and lots of excellent steam action. Here is a small selection of images from the first day with many more to follow later.
Funds in the region of £35,000 were raised by participants on the Manorlands Starlight Hike with the walkers being transported to the start at Oakworth by the KWVR.
It is with much regret that the Railway has to announce that two of the locomotives scheduled to appear at the forthcoming Autumn Steam Spectacular have been prevented from attending due to restrictions on roads and rail in the Keighley area.