WATCH: The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala 2019

Sunday 10th March saw the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway host their annual Spring Steam Gala 

Over the weekend of the 8th, 9th & 10th March 2019, the Keighley and Worth Valley hosted their first gala of the year.

This gala featured 1 guest engine being LMS Ivatt 2MT Locomotive No. 46521 visiting courtesy of the Loughborough Standard Locomotive Group & the Great Central Railway

This gala was a busy gala featuring passenger trains, freight trains, & the very popular non-stop express 10th March being a Bahamas Locomotive Society express non stop from Keighley to Oxenhope double-headed by LNWR Webb Coal Tank Locomotive No. 1054 & LMS Jubilee Locomotive No. 45596 Bahamas 

This gala would be the first time 45596 Bahamas has run at a gala since the 1990s and also the first time BR Standard 2 Locomotive No. 78022 has run at a gala since 2000

RailView filmed this gala at Keighley Bank seeing Locos powering up the bank giving fantastic performances 

Here are some of the images captured during our visit:

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46521 on shuttle
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41241 shuttle
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1054 and 45596
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46521 resting
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5820 goods
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41241 and 46521
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5820 and rainbow
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Locos that featured at the gala:

  • 46521
  • 1054
  • 41241
  • 78022
  • 5820 Big Jim
  • 45212
  • 45596 Bahamas 

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Cameron White avatar
I volunteer at the Great Central Railway as a cleaner. I go out and film on the mainline & heritage railways for my YouTube channel RailView. I previously volunteered at The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust's West Shed on Duchess of Sutherland. I'm currently studying Creative Media at Chesterfield College.


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