Skip to main content

Our Latest News

No. 2001 goes to France

05 December 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Eighty years ago today, on the 5th December 1934 Cock o' the North set off on a trip to Paris to visit the Vitry locomotive testing plant. The trip had been arranged by Sir Nigel Gresley and Andre...

Prince of Wales progress -...

01 December 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Design work has been concentrated in two areas; drawing and modification of the cab to comply with the reduction in overall height from 13' 1" to 13' as was done with Tornado to ensure the widest...

Hornby's P2 model available...

19 November 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Rumour has it that these models are getting hard to come by.  You can still order yours here.  

Crack British loco - "Cock o'...

15 November 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Along with the construction of Prince of Wales much work goes on behind the scenes looking at the history of the original locomotives. This December sees the 80th anniversary since the original P2...

Access to Darlington Locomotive...

31 October 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Darlington Locomotive Works:  We have a problem with folk turning up at the works expecting to be able to see round and look at the two locomotives.  While we greatly appreciate the interest the...

Roller bearings ordered for No....

24 October 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The roller bearings for new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales have been ordered from Timken and are expected to be delivered in mid 2015. Following the success and reliability that Tornado...

First3233343537394041