Steam & Diesel Gala 2022

The Friends of Kirklees Light Railway will be hosting their annual Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend over the weekend of 10-11 September 2022.

Joining the KLR home fleet this year will be NORTHERN CHIEF from the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway and COUNT LOUIS (subject to any last minute operational issues).


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What's included?

  • Stationary engines

  • Full size & miniature traction engines

  • Steam rollers

  • Photo displays

  • Exclusive behind the scenes access to see Katie in the workshop

  • Intensive 30 minute timetable

  • See the locos being lit up

  • Miniature railway rides around the duck pond

  • Infamous "Shelley or Bust" service on Sunday afternoon

Exact timetable will be available on the day 


Ticket Prices


Adult: £10.95

Child: (2-16 years): £10.95

Infant (under 2): FREE

Family of 4: £39.95

Family of 5: £47.95

Carer/Max Card: £7.95

Please note

Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable unless the event is cancelled by Whistlestop Valley.  


If an event goes ahead as scheduled but a ticket holder is unable to attend/use their tickets for whatever reason, no refund will be given.


If you find yourself unable to travel due to illness, please email us at least 48 hours before your visit and we can offer you some options.  After that cut-off time, we regret that we will be unable to offer you any alternatives.


Whistlestop Valley will do its best to operate the advertised event. 


Should the Whistlestop Valley cancel an advertised event, tickets may be transferred to an alternative date of the same price (subject to availability) or a full refund may be given.


Vouchers, offers, promotions & discounts are not valid for this event.

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