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KWVR Welcomes WW2 Veterans on a journey back in time

Posted: 27 April 2019

On Wednesday 25th April, the KWVR welcomed 2 of the few remaining veterans of the British Forces who fought in the Second World War’s Normandy landings, to reconnect with their memories of 1940s railways

Mixed Traffic Gala – Line-up & Timetables

Posted: 27 April 2019

After much burning of the midnight oil by the event organisers, during which time they have had to deal with an ever changing line up, we are delighted to confirm the final(?) line up of visiting and home fleet locomotives and  publish both the Working Timetable and the public Timetable.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 27th & 28th April & Wednesday 1st May 2019

Posted: 25 April 2019

This weekend sees the first of our Diesel & Ale Saturdays with 25 059 providing the power. The steam service will be hauled along the Valley by our USATC S160 no. 5820. Sunday sees a 2 steam train service, 5820 being joined by 78022. The 101 diesel multiple unit will operate the Wednesday diesel railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for the Easter weekend Saturday 20th – Monday 22nd and daily to Friday 26th April 2019

Posted: 18 April 2019

The Easter weekend sees 2 train operation with Easter steam services 75078 and 78022. From Tuesday – Friday 5820 takes charge of the daily service.

Locomotive Roster for the week Saturday 13th to Good Friday 19th April 2019

Posted: 11 April 2019

This weekend sees the introduction of the Easter daily steam service. This weekend's steam service will be in the hands of 75078 with the 101 diesel multiple unit on the diesel services. From Monday - Thursday 43924 takes charge and on Good Friday, when there are 2 steam services, 43924 is joined by 78022.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 6th & 7th April & Wednesday 10th April 2019

Posted: 5 April 2019

This weekend’s steam service will once again be hauled along the Valley by our LMS Class MT ‘Black 5’ 45212. The 101 diesel multiple unit will operate the diesel service on Saturday & Sunday and also the Wednesday diesel railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 30th & 31st & Wednesday 3rd April March 2019

Posted: 30 March 2019

This weekend’s steam service will once again be hauled along the Valley by our ‘Black 5’ 45212 with the 101 diesel multiple unit on the diesel service and also the Wednesday diesel railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 23rd & 24th & Wednesday 27th March 2019

Posted: 21 March 2019

This weekend’s steam service will be in the hands of our ‘Black 5’ 45212 with the 101 diesel multiple unit on the diesel service and also the Wednesday diesel railcar service.

Locomotive Roster for the weekend 16th & 17th & Wednesday 20th March 2019

Posted: 15 March 2019

This weekend's steam service will be in the hands of our 'Black 5' 45212 with the 101 diesel multiple unit on the diesel service and also the Wednesday diesel railcar service.

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