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New ETCS Testing Plan Following...

21 February 2024

Tornado, Our Latest News

During Tornado's overhaul, the locomotive has been fitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment as part of the East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) which will see digital...

Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

08 February 2024

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically...

Tornado to visit the Nene...

15 January 2024

Tornado, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce A1 Class, No. 60163 Tornado, will visit the Nene Valley Railway in celebration of the locomotives return to steam. The locomotive will be operating from  28th March...

David Elliott - a tribute

05 January 2024

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It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1...

David Elliott, engineer and...

20 December 2023

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It is our sad duty to inform you of the death this morning of David Elliott. Although we all knew that David was not well, and that time was against him, this news nevertheless comes as a...

November ETCS update

15 December 2023

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A further visit to LMS enabled completion of a number of outstanding electrical tasks, including: Fitting a protective cover to the cable joints between the inside front left lighting frame...

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