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Bearings, axles and wheels away

17 March 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

In the last couple of weeks work has concentrated on fitting the bearings to the axles and preparing the axles and wheels for transport to the South Devon Railway for assembly.  The following...

Progress on multiple fronts

19 February 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

In the last couple of weeks an awful lot has been going on at Darlington Locomotive Works.  Three coupled axles have arrived and the leading coupled axle set up to press on its bearings.  There...

Girl Power at Darlington...

09 February 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive has appointed Daniela Filová as its Assistant Mechanical Engineer. This coincides with the money spent to-date on the new Gresley...

Design, components, assembly!

07 February 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Progress continues on many fronts at Darlington Locomotive Works (and elsewhere) in the race to assemble Prince of Wales.  In the following photos, Daniela can be seen working on the CAD of the...

Assistant Engineer appointed at...

31 January 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

It has become increasingly apparent that with such impressive fundraising results for the new P2, the engineering function was struggling to produce manufacturing drawings fast enough to maintain...

Up, up and away!

23 January 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

In preparation for wheeling the locomotive, No. 2007's frames were trial lifted by the Matterson jacks at Darlington Locomotive Works.  The lift was successfully achieved proving the integrity and...

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