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Video: The Cylinder Block in...

24 November 2022

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  Further information on the design process, and how to support us in creating this pivotal fabrication for the P2, click here.

The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 October 2022

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday...

Monobloc Preview Delights Donors

25 October 2022

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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The...

Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 October 2022

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Early in 2021 Darlington Council made public their ambitions for the Railway Heritage Quarter and residents and businesses were invited to have their say on the proposals for the...

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

08 September 2022

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, based in Darlington, is profoundly shocked and deeply saddened at the news of the death of our beloved Queen, Queen Elizabeth.  At this time of National...

Monobloc fully welded and...

29 August 2022

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Howco at Irvine continue to make good progress on fabricating the cylinder block to the point where it has now been sent for stress-relieving prior to machining. Howco has managed to keep the...