2016 at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Dvd




A review of 2016.

The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, the only complete branch line in the UK has held many successful events and hauled thousands of passengers along the picturesque five mile branch line throughout 2016.

Winter Steam Gala: 26 – 28 February 2016

The Winter Steam Gala of 2016 was held during February 2016, highlighting the event was the return of Taff Vale O2 No.85 which hauled its first public trains at the Worth Valley since 2009.

Over the three day event the home fleet of engines put on an action packed show including passenger, vintage and freight services.

Autumn Steam Gala: 7 – 9 October 2016

The Autumn Gala held in October 2016 featured visiting engines GWR 78xx No.7822 Foxcote Manor which is normally based at the Llangollen Railway.

Plus SR BoB No.34053 Sir Keith Park from the Severn Valley Railway.

The event also saw the return of LMS 5MT No.45212 which has recently undergone overhaul at Bury.

Famous for its role in 1968 as part of the ‘End of Steam’, LMS 5MT No.45212 had returned to the Worth Valley for painting in the summer and made its last minute return over the gala weekend running services on the Friday and Saturday of the gala.

2016 Returning Engines:

2016 has included the return of Taff Vale O2 No.85 which has recently undergone overhaul at Haworth.

Taff Vale No.85 returned to steam in January 2016.

Also gracing the Worth Valley once again in 2016 was LMS 5MT No.45212 which has recently been overhauled at lan Riley’s workshops at Bury.

Many other events have been held throughout 2016 including: Vintage Train Services, the annual Beer & Music Festival, Santa Specials plus many others.

All the steam engines that have hauled services on the Worth Valley Railway during 2016 are featured throughout this programme, these include:

LMS 4F No.43924

LNWR Coal Tank No. 1054

LMS 5MT No.45212

Hudswell Clarke No. 1704 Nunlow

BR 4MT No.75078

USATC SI60 No.5820

BR Dub-Dee No. 90733

Taff Valle O2 No.85

SR BoB No.34053 Sir Keith Park

Class 101 DMU

GWR 78XX No.7822 Foxcote Manor

Waggon & Maschinenbau M79964

Approx. 94 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Steaming Around Yorkshire Film Productions – SAY.