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Army on Track at DLW

17 July 2024

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June,...

June ETCS update

30 June 2024

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There follows and album of images taken by Rob Morland during the final stages of fitting ETCS at LMS, prior to the locomotive's move to Loughborough.

A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 June 2024

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier...

May ETCS update

15 June 2024

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Whilst some people may struggle to grasp the scale and complexity of fitting ETCS, Rob Morland and his team have valliantly progressed the project despite assorted hurdles.  With support...

Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024

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On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of...

Welding Work Complete

21 May 2024

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We are pleased to report that the welding activity on the boiler of Tornado has been completed and a successful hydraulic test passed to the satisfaction of the inspector. Final reassembly...

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