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Railway Event, Sat 22 Feb 2020

‘Bahamas’ Railtour to Carlisle

‘Bahamas’ Railtour to Carlisle


Keighley and Worth Valley Railway


Haworth Station,
Haworth ,
West Yorkshire ,
BD22 8NJ

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Following the great success of the two 2019 KWVR ‘Bahamas’ Railtours, we have decided to launch a third tour so that all our wonderful enthusiasts are able to have another chance to enjoy a trip over the Settle & Carlisle Railway behind 45596.

Our special train will depart Oxenhope, terminus of the KWVR, at 08.15, stopping to collect passengers at Haworth and Keighley on the KWVR and Skipton. On leaving Skipton, the train heads to Hellifield and on to Settle Junction where the climb over the famous Settle & Carlisle Railway begins. The Settle & Carlisle Line, one of the most spectacular and best loved stretches of railway line in Britain boasts the highest railway summit in England at Ais Gill, 1,169 feet above sea level. We pass over numerous viaducts, including the most famous of them all, Ribblehead, and plunge into tunnels on our climb to the summit and descent towards our destination. There are magnificent views across the north Pennines and to the peaks of Pen-y-ghent to the east, Ingleborough and Whernside to the west.

We stay in the border city of Carlisle for approximately two and half hours, providing time to visit the castle, cathedral, museum and shops, or spend your time at leisure in one of the coffee shops, restaurants or bars that are aplenty in the city centre.

Due to operational restrictions, the return journey from Carlisle will terminate at Keighley. A connecting steam hauled service from Keighley will return customers to Haworth and Oxenhope.

Rail Route: Oxenhope-Carlisle round trip

Duration: 12 hours approx.

Coach parties acceptedGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Feb 2020 08:15 to 20:25
Please note that times are approximate with precise timings announced a few weeks prior to the tour, when Network Rail release the final details.

First Class
Enjoy First Class carriages with complimentary refreshments including light breakfast on the outward and sandwiches and snacks on the return with tea and coffee.

Dietary requirements: On receipt of your booking confirmation, customers requiring a vegetarian alternative should email our Haworth office,, quoting your booking reference number and requesting the vegetarian option to be provided.
Regretfully, due to the constraints associated with on train catering, we are unable to offer any other special dietary requirements.

Standard class
A wide selection of refreshments will be available for purchase on board the train with further details available on our website prior to the railtour.


Tickets -
First Class: £149.00
Standard Class: £79.00
There is a £3.50 booking charge for phone bookings




See location of Keighley and Worth Valley Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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