We had a smashing little run to Keighley and back, arriving at Ingrow just after 11am in time for a quick look around the Vintage Carriages Trust Museum of Rail Travel. They, along with the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway are celebrating 40 years since the filming of "The Railway Children" on the line, and have an exhibition to commemorate. The little Husdwell Clarke loco "Lord Mayor" is also decorated for this - it wasn't in the film, but did feature in posters and publicity for the film.
Inside the museum, the emphasis is on being able to access the carriages and sample the exceptional restorations that the VCT have carried out.
Trustee Michael Cope was kind enough to show us round the restoration workshop, containing a 1924 Southern Railway corridor third "matchboard" brake on the left, and a British Railways Bulleid designed open third coach, made in 1950 and undergoing extensive work that has so far taken some 22 years!
The Vintage Carriages Trust also maintain a very important on-line register of preserved railway heritage items - carriages, wagons and horse drawn vehicles. To access it and investigate what it where, have a look here: http://www.vintagecarriagestrust.org/surveystatus.asp