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45% complete, Darlington agreement

24 April 1996

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 'TORNADO' NOW 45% COMPLETE PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR DARLINGTON STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WORKS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE NEW SPONSOR SUPPLYING PAINTS The A1 Steam...

Inside cylinder to be cast

26 May 1995

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CYLINDERS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE CAST BY  BRITISH STEEL ENGINEERING Inside cylinder to be cast in June The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the first new mainline steam...

Agreement with Darlington Council

10 March 1995

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE ERECTED IN DARLINGTON Ceremonial key to new locomotive works handed over to designer's widow The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in...

RAF hand over nameplates

05 January 1995

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CEREMONY MARKS START OF ERECTION OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO. RAF hands over locomotive's crested nameplates The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain since...

Significant progress

08 December 1994

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SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS MADE ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain since 1960 took a major step forward today when The A1 Steam Locomotive...

Construction starts

13 July 1994

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DESIGNER'S WIDOW STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE A1 Project gets helping hand from BSD Plate & Profile Products The project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in...

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