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Supplier approval for new...

14 March 2022

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As part of the work to install ETCS (European Train Control System) onto Tornado and other steam locomotives in the U.K. a supply of Turbo Generators is required. DB Meiningen of...

Further Heavy Overhaul Update

11 March 2022

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Those of you who have followed previous reports will recognise that we are now seven weeks into the overhaul of Tornado.  Good progress has been made since we started.  From this...

The Trust appoints Director of...

09 March 2022

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To meet the demands of a growing organisation, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has created the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to oversee all aspects of PR, promotion and...

First sod cut at the new...

04 March 2022

Tornado, Our Latest News

Work has now officially begun on Darlington’s Railway Heritage Quarter which provides a new home for the Trust and will be at the heart of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington...

Heavy overhaul update

25 February 2022

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The temporary workshop has been completed at Locomotive Maintenance Services, bar a few final touches, and the lighting and shelving are finished with items already in undercover storage, freeing...

An update on the progress of...

11 February 2022

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado's current boiler was lifted today, Friday 11th February. In a change to the original plan, it will be transported to Meiningen to be serviced and returned to the UK. We are taking this...

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