Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Gala

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is holding a three day steam extravaganza on 8th, 9th & 10th October with guest locomotives and all available in-house locomotives in action.

Visiting Locomotives will be:

British Railways Standard Class 5 4-6-0 No. 73129 which is based at the Midland Railway Centre in Butterley. It is the only surviving example of the class which was fitted with Caprotti valve gear.

Ex-Haydock Foundry well tank 'Bellerophon' (Photo: KWVR)

Ex-Haydock Foundry well tank Bellerophon, owned by the Ingrow-based Vintage Carriages Trust but currently based at the Foxfield Railway. This return visit to the KWVR coincides with the 25th anniversary of its return to traffic.

Resident locomotives:

  • LMS class 3F 0-6-0T No. 47279
  • LMS Ivatt class 2MT 2-6-2T No. 41241
  • BR Standard class 4MT 2-6-4T No. 80002
  • L&Y class 2F 0-6-0 No. 957
  • WD Austerity class 8F 2-8-0 No. 90733
  • BLS owned 0-6-0T No. 1704 Nunlow

Special Attractions:

  • Express trains, double headed trains,
  • vintage trains and demonstration goods trains.
  • Real ale buffet cars on most trains including our famous “Jubilee Bar” Car.
  • On train hot food from our Griddle Buffet Car.
  • Saturday evening ‘Gaslight Special’
  • Demonstration goods trains
  • Guided Tours of Haworth Locomotive Shed and Works & Oxenhope Carriage and Wagon Works
  • Vintage Bus Services

Check the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway website (see link below) for timetables, fares and further details of guided tours and vintage bus services.

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