Locomotive 50049 to visit the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Credit: GB Railfreight

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that one of the confirmed Class 50s to visit the railway in 2019 will be 50049.

50049 will be visiting the line for their May Diesel & Mixed Traffic Gala. The locomotive will also be hauling a selection of locomotives and coaches to the event.

This is will be one of the first opportunities to see 50049 in this livery.

Please note: 50049 is subject to availability, the locomotive plans could change with short notice.

50049 joins 41001 (courtesy of the NRM and 125 Group), 50031 ‘Hood’ (courtesy of the Class 50 Alliance), 31163 (courtesy of the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway), Class 68/88 (courtesy of Direct Rail Services), Class 73/1s x2 (courtesy of GBRf).

The already confirmed visitors join resident locomotives at the gala, including 25059, 20031, 37075, D0226 ‘Vulcan’, 32 ‘Huskisson’, 41241, 5820 ‘Big Jim’, 78022, 75078 and 43924. A superb lineup!

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