11:59

As the morning draws to a close, we hope that you have enjoyed the blogging so far, but this page is getting quite long, Click Here and join us for part 2 of our live blog


11:50

5820 and 85 Double head the train to Oxenhope, seen here arriving at Oakworth

No. 85 & 5820 at Oakworth
No. 85 & 5820 at Oakworth

 


11:36

No 85 and 5820 can be seen working hard leaving Keighley,

No. 85 and S160 'Big Jim' depart Keighley
No. 85 and S160 ‘Big Jim’ depart Keighley

We should get another picture of them at Oakworth shortly


11:32

Don’t forget, the Winter Steam Gala is on throughout today and all day tomorrow, see the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway website for more information.


11:21

Here is 43924 arriving at Oakworth, and ‘parked’ on the crossing whilst the passengers alight.

No. 43924 arrives at Oakworth
No. 43924 arrives at Oakworth
No. 43924 prepares for departure at Oakworth
No. 43924 prepares for departure at Oakworth

11:12

Just before they arrived at Damems, 43924 passed through bound for Oxenhope

No. 43924 at Damems
No. 43924 at Damems

11:05

And the pair are seen here leaving Damems

No. 85 & 5820 at Damems
No. 85 & 5820 at Damems

10:46

Meanwhile back at Oakworth, 85 and 5820 double head the next train to Keighley

Taff Vale 85 & 5820 at Oakworth
Taff Vale 85 & 5820 at Oakworth

10:35

Here is a nice picture of the station at Damems, not a train in sight 🙂 The station is famous for featuring in the TV Series Born & Bred

Damems Station
Damems Station

10:27

Meanwhile at Damems, 43924 and 1054 depart for Keighley,

No. 43924 & 1054 Top 'n' Tail out of Damems
No. 43924 & 1054 Top ‘n’ Tail out of Damems

10:20

5820 arrives at Oakworth bound for Oxenhope

No. 5820 at Oakworth
No. 5820 at Oakworth

10:14

Such a long train, that 1054 hasn’t even made it to the crossing

No. 1054 at Oakworth

It does make it eventually as the train leaves…
No. 1054 at Oakworth Top 'n' Tail


10:12

The Jubilee Bar in the middle of the long train

Jubilee Bar
Jubilee Bar at Oakworth

10:10

No. 43924 Arrives at Oakworth bound for Keighley with 1054 on the rear

 43924 arrives at Oakworth
43924 arrives at Oakworth

09:54

Loco 1054 Arrives at Oxenhope

No. 1054 at Oxenhope
No. 1054 at Oxenhope

09:45

Here is a picture of 5820 at Oakworth Level Crossing, just before it passes 1054 as shown in the post below

No. 5820 arrives at Oakworth
No. 5820 arrives at Oakworth

09:28

Just prior to arriving at Oakworth, 1054 passes 5820 at the Loop just above Damems station

No. 1054 passes Big Jim at Damems Jnc
No. 1054 passes Big Jim at Damems Jnc

09:20

1054 arrives at Oakworth with the Vintage Carriage set

No. 1054 at Oakworth with VCT
No. 1054 at Oakworth with VCT Set

08:55

1054 all ready to depart Keighley with the first train at 09:00

No. 1054 at Keighley
No. 1054 at Keighley

08:46

1054 at Ingrow, collecting the carriages for the first trip from Keighley

No. 1054 at Ingrow West
No. 1054 at Ingrow West

08:35

And here is another shot at Haworth

Locomotives preparing at Haworth
Locomotives preparing for the day at Haworth

Time to go find some carriages!


08:20

As promised, a picture of the lineup at Haworth
Haworth Sheds


 

08:05

A whole array of engines in steam at Haworth, all ready for the busy day ahead, picture to follow shortly.


Saturday 07:42

We have arrived!

All quiet and sleepy yet at Oxenhope, off to find some loco’s at Haworth next
 Oxenhope Station


Friday 20:35

That’s all the posts for this evening. Join us again tomorrow morning around 7am, when we will begin our live blog of the days events.


Friday 20:11

If your planning on visiting the KWVR Gala tomorrow or on Sunday, then you can download the full working timetable with details of all the trains here


Friday 20:00

With around 12 hours to go until the first movements of the day, we are very much looking forward to the event, and a first for us, blogging about it, as the day unfolds!

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