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P2 July engineering update

14 July 2023

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

General - various events have conspired to affect progress on the P2, mainly associated with the protracted overhaul of and fitment of ETCS equipment to Tornado and the move to our new...

Success! Tornado's boiler...

12 July 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

After months of frustration and hard work on Tornado's boiler, we are delighted to report that following a successful hydraulic text last week, the boiler today passed its steam test. BES...

July overhaul update

07 July 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

The work on Tornado continues in Loughborough and Darlington. At LMS's works, we are now on the final straight ahead of re-wheeling the frames. During the overhaul we were aware of a minor...

Spring 2023

27 June 2023

The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord

The 'Aberdonian' programme

15 June 2023

Our Latest News

As you will be aware, our flagship locomotive No. 60163 Tornado has been under overhaul for an extended period. This is primarily due to additional work needed to repair the boiler. We...

The Monobloc - Final Fittings...

07 June 2023

Our Latest News

Our engineering team of David Elliott and Terry Graham made the long journey to Howco in Irvine to view progress on the P2 cylinder block and to deliver some more items required to blank...