Sir Keith Park at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
Sir Keith Park at Keighley

The Mid Hants Railway ‘The Watercress Line’ are celebrating 50 years since the end of Southern Railway Steam.

To celebrate this, the railway is planning to have two weekends (1st – 2nd & 7 – 9th July 2017) with Bulleid Pacific’s and also a great line up of home locomotives.

The two weekends will feature intensive timetables, freight trains and real ales throughout.

The visiting locomotives already confirmed are:

  • 35006 ‘Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Co’ (visiting from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway)
  • 34053 ‘Sir Keith Park’ (visiting from the Severn Valley Railway)
  • 34081 ’92 Squadron’ (visiting from the Nene Valley Railway)
  • 34046 ‘Braunton’ (running as 34052 ‘Lord Dowding’)

34053 Sir Keith Park in Steam at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Steam Gala

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