Locomotive Roster for Railway Children Weekend 3rd – 5th May

With Monday, the 5th May being a Bank Holiday there are 3 days of steam action this coming weekend. There will be a tw0 train service over the weekend with The Railway Children re-enactments at Oakworth and a cameo appearance on Sunday by Chris Witty who played the boy runner ‘Jim’ (the hound in the red jersey) who injured his leg in the tunnel and was rescued and nursed back to good health by the children at ‘Three Chimneys’. It later transpired that Jim was The Old Gentleman’s grandson.

90733-140426-RBMotive power for the weekend will be provided by MR 4F 0-6-0 43924 and WD 8F 2-8-0 90733. On the morning diesel runs, the usual diesel railbus will be replaced by the Class 101 diesel multiple unit

Featured image: Paul Livsey. Photo: Richard Beckett

Whilst every effort will made to ensure that the advised motive power is available, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway reserve the right to change this when operational circumstances so dictate.

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