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With festivities over, we return to "normal" running with our Winter timetables. 41241 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.
The final 3 days of our 2018 Santa Steam Specials will see 43924 and 78022 in action once again before our volunteers get a well earned day off but they return on Boxing Day with a week of Mince Pie Specials, next week hauled by 43924.
Week 3 of Santa Steam Specials sees 43924 out on the line for the first time this festive season on Saturday with 78022 operating the Sunday services. Diesel 20 031 will be at the Keighley end of the train. Once again there will be a diesel railcar service all weekend for anyone wishing to travel, who has not got a Santa Steam Special ticket.
The second weekend of our Santa Steam Specials, for holders of pre-booked tickets, will have 78022 taking the man in red up and down the Valley on Saturday and 41241 on Sunday. There is a diesel service operating all day, for those not holding pre-booked tickets operated by our Class 101 diesel multiple unit. Santa Special ticket holders can also travel on these trains, the fare is included in their Santa Steam Special ticket
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.
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.