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Locomotive Roster for the weekend Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th October & Weekdays to 1st November 2019

Posted: 23 October 2019

It is Half Term and Halloween Week on the KWVR offering passenger services throughout the week. 78022 will be hauling the Saturday steam service and will be joined by 41241 on Sunday for the first of our Halloween days. No. 85 will be operating Monday - Friday and on Thursday we have the second of our Halloween days when 78022 will be in action again alongside 85. The Class 101 diesel multiple unit will operate the Saturday diesel service.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October & Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Posted: 18 October 2019

The Beer & Music Festival Festival continues, the KWVR offering passenger services on transporting visitors to Festival's diverse venues. There will be no less than 4 steam locomotives and a mainline diesel hauling services across the next 7 days. The Wednesday railcar service this week will be replaced by a steam hauled service.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October & Wednesday 16th – Friday 18th October 2019

Posted: 10 October 2019

Saturday Diesel & Ale service plus steam passenger services this weekend and with the Wednesday railcar service and Beer & Music Festival, the KWVR is this week offering continuous passenger services on 5 of the 7 days, with no less than 3 steam locomotives, two mainline diesels and one diesel railcar providing passenger services.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October & Wednesday 9th October 2019

Posted: 3 October 2019

The weekend's steam service will be hauled along the Valley by 5820 with the Saturday and Wednesday diesel service in the hands of our Class 101 Diesel multiple unit.

Haworth Shop Closure 5th – 10th November

Posted: 29 October 2018

Haworth Shop will be closed from the 5th to the 10th November for work to be undertaken to replace the Booking Hall floor.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 27th & 28th October and midweek service, 30th & 31st October and 1st November 2018

Posted: 25 October 2018

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.

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 13th & 14th October and midweek railcar service

Posted: 10 October 2018

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

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 6th & 7th October and midweek railcar service

Posted: 3 October 2018

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

“From the Footplate” DVD

Posted: 31 October 2017

Brand new video from Steaming Around Yorkshire, 'From the Footplate' is now in stock at Haworth Station.

Locomotive Roster for weekdays commencing 23rd October and weekend 28th & 29th October 2017

Posted: 23 October 2017

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.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 18th October and Beer & Music Festival 19th – 22nd October 2017

Posted: 16 October 2017

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.

Locomotive Roster weekend 14th & 15th October 2017 Update

Posted: 13 October 2017

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.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 11th October and weekend 14th & 15th October 2017

Posted: 9 October 2017

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.

Locomotive Roster Wednesday 4th October and weekend 7th & 8th October 2017

Posted: 4 October 2017

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.

Locomotive Roster for the Weekend 29th & 30th October 2016

Posted: 26 October 2016

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.

Locomotive Roster School Half Term Week 24th – 28th October 2016

Posted: 23 October 2016

43924 will be at the head of the steam services throughout the school half term week.

Locomotive Roster for Beer & Music Festival Weekend 20th – 23rd October 2016

Posted: 19 October 2016

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,

Locomotive Roster for Weekend 15th & 16th October and Wednesday 19th October 2016

Posted: 12 October 2016

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.

Locomotive Roster for the Autumn Steam Spectacular and Wednesday 12th October 2016

Posted: 5 October 2016

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.

Volunteers in the Spotlight

Posted: 31 October 2015

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.

Weekend Timetable, 31st October & 1st November 2015

Posted: 29 October 2015

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.

Pies “bi’ os ‘n’ cart”

Posted: 28 October 2015

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.

Locomotive Roster for weekday 26th – 30th October and Weekend 31st October & 1st November 2015

Posted: 26 October 2015

43924 will be in operation during weekday running with 90733 taking over on Saturday and Sunday.

Beer & Music Festival : 22nd – 25th October 2015

Posted: 22 October 2015

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.

Beer & Music Festival – Starts 22nd October

Posted: 16 October 2015

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.

Autumn Steam Spectacular – First Day in Pictures

Posted: 10 October 2015

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.

Starlight Express Success

Posted: 5 October 2015

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.

Statement on Autumn Steam Spectacular

Posted: 5 October 2015

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.