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Railway Event, Fri 6 - Sun 8 Mar 2020

Spring Gala

Spring Gala


Our Spring Steam Gala is returning for 2020, Friday 6th March – Sunday 8th March and once again we will be welcoming a visiting locomotive, plus a selection from our extensive home fleet.

Our Steam Gala is returning for 2020, Friday 6th March – Sunday 8th March.

Despite variable weather at this time of year, our Spring Steam Gala have proved hugely popular and very successful as, in recent times, the Railway played host to a variety of locomotives including LNER B1 Class 4-6-0 61264, LMS ‘Crab’ 2-6-0 13065, ‘Britannia’ 7MT 4-6-2 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell, SDJR 2-8-0 53808, ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 44871 and in 2019, BR Class 2MT 46521 from the Great Central Railway.

The details of a visiting locomotive are still being finalised and will be announced in due course. As well as a ‘visitor’, a selection from the home fleet will be in action
•BR Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T 41241
•BR Standard 2MT 2-6-0 78022
•BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0 75078
•USATC S160 2-8-0 “Big Jim” No.5820
•LMS ‘Jubilee’ 4-6-0 45596 ‘Bahamas (Courtesy of Bahamas Loco Society)
•LMS ‘Black 5’ Class 5MT 4-6-0 45212
•Midland Railway 0-6-0 4F 43924
•Taff Vale Railway Class O2 0-6-2T no. 85
•Grafton Steam Crane will be in steam and operating in Oakworth Yard

The event will feature an intensive passenger service featuring a variety of our coaching stock including:
•BR Mark 1 open coaches
•BR Mark 1 suburban coaches
•L&Y vintage carriages, including the ‘gentleman’s club carriage’ and other prestige vehicles

Other Attractions:
•Demonstration freight train
•Real ale bar on board
•Double Heading
•Behind the scenes tours
•Trade Stands

Public and working timetables will be released approximately four weeks prior to the event.

Coach parties acceptedGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 6 - Sun 8 Mar 2020


Check with KWVR for details

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 19 - Thu 20 Feb Jurassic Specials
Sat 22 Feb ‘Bahamas’ Railtour to Carlisle 22nd February 2020
Sat 29 Feb Gin & Rum Express
Fri 6 - Sun 8 Mar Spring Steam Gala
Sat 11 Apr Sparkle & Steam
Sat 25 Apr Haworth Haddock



Haworth Station,
Haworth ,
West Yorkshire ,
BD22 8NJ



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Map reference: SE 034371  Lat: 53.83100 Long: -1.94870

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome