Following the success of last year’s model railway exhibition at Ingrow, 2017 sees the railway will holding the 2017 Model Railway Exhibition at Oxenhope where, with the rolling stock removed, the expanse of Oxenhope Exhibition Shed allows us to stage a larger exhibition. In addition there will be demonstrations at Ingrow West Station.
The event takes place on Saturday 1st and Sunday the 2nd July from 10.00 to 16.30 and entrance is free for those holding a Day Rover ticket.
A perfect day out for all the family.
Ivatt 41241 Appeal
At Oxenhope visitors will have the opportunity to see under restoration Ivatt tank 41241 which is being prepared to haul the 50th anniversary train in June 2018 just as it did back in 1968 when the Railway re-opened.
Over the wheel drop and looking somewhat ‘Tango-ed’ in the sun on the 17th June, the sidetanks are back on and are seen in undercoat ready to receive further applications ready for the event.
The latest arrival for model railway enthusiasts is the Graham Farish N Gauge model of our very own Midland Railway 4F 0-6-0 43924 along with 2 further examples representing LMS days and early BR. Available in 3 liveries:
LMS No 3851 Livery: LMS Pre 1948
Early BR 43875 Livery: Early BR Emblem
Late BR 43924 Livery: Late BR Emblem
Graham Farish by Price: £109.95 KWVR Price: £94.00
For more details and the full range of our competitively priced Graham Farish model railway equipment, click HERE.
The latest arrival for model railway enthusiasts is the Hornby model of the LNER Class J15
Available in 3 liveries:
LNER No 7524 Livery: LNER Pre 1948
Early BR 65356 Livery: Early BR Emblem
Late BR 65445 Livery: Late BR Emblem
Hornby Price: £109.99 KWVR Price: £99.00
For more details and the full range of our competitively priced Hornby model railway equipment, click HERE.
Just in time for Christmas the Haworth shop has just received the Bachmann ‘The Railway Children’ Train pack.
The pack comprises
- GWR 57xx Pannier tank GNSR livery (as featured in the film)
- Two GNSR livery coaches (as featured in the film)
- Scenecraft Oakworth station building (specially commissioned)
Does not include track or controller
This collectable gift pack will delight fans young and old, of the popular childrens film. Based on the novel of the same name by E. Nesbit, the film follows the adventures of the Waterbury children on the fictional ‘Great Northern and Southern Railway’ in Yorkshire. The director Lionel Jeffries used the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and its station Oakworth as a backdrop for the film.
RAILWAY CHILDREN © Copyright STUDIOCANAL FILMS LTD, 1970
For more model railway train sets, packs and rolling stock, click HERE.
News from Haworth Shop. Did you know that our limited edition Bachmann Branchline MR 3F 0-6-0 43586, the engine that hauled the last British Railways steam hauled train up the Valley, is now available without lining and headboards at the amazing price of only £59, excellent value. Another member of the class currently retails at one of the country’s largest retailers in excess of £71 – hurry whilst stock last.
Model train manufacturer, Bachmann, has announced the introduction a range of highly collectable railway gift packs that evoke the nostalgia of Britain’s historic railways. Of greatest interest in this series of three packs is ‘The Railway Children’ pack. These are not the traditional train sets as these packs do not feature track but instead feature a locomotive and rolling stock.
The pack for The Railway Children includes our GWR 0-6-0 Pannier Tank 5775 in the GNSR livery and two GNSR livery coaches (as featured in the film). In addition the pack includes a specially commissioned Scenecraft Oakworth station to complete the scene and a certificate to mark the purchase.
We will keep you informed as to when these exclusive products will be available are they will make wonderful gifts for the seasoned collector or that special someone.
Others in the series, all featuring ex-GWR locomotives, are The Shakespeare Express and a First World War Ambulance Train.