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Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024

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Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time...

PM Visits DLW

02 April 2024

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1...

Tornado Returns to the Settle...

27 March 2024

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Following completion of a major £1m overhaul A1 class, No. 60163 Tornado will return to the national network this summer, with its first train in June 2024 from the East Midlands and...

New Dates for Nene Valley Visit

01 March 2024

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  New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul. The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official...

New ETCS Testing Plan Following...

21 February 2024

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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...

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