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Father Christmas arrives in the Worth Valley this weekend with packed trains of adults and happy little children. A steam locomotives will be attached at the Oxenhope end of the train with a mainline diesel at the north end. This weekend will see steam in the shape of 41241 and the diesel power at the north end will be 20 031. Our class 101 diesel multiple unit will be providing an additional journey to Santa ticket holders and a pay on the day passenger service other visitors.
The weather forecast is cold and overcast but photographers, dig out your cameras and head over to the Worth Valley as 78022 is back, 17 years after it last hauled a passenger train. Sunday will see 41241 on the steam service with our Class 101 DMU on the diesel services on both days.
43924 is operating the steam service on Sunday to be joined by 41241 on Sunday, providing a two steam train service throughout the day.
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.
There will be 2 steam locomotives in action this weekend with 43924 operating on Saturday and 41241 handling the Sunday steam service. The Class 101 DMU will operate the diesel service on both days.
This weekend sees the introduction of the Winter timetables with 43924 at the head of our steam services and the Class 101 DMU on the diesel services.
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