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1000th Covenantor signs up!

11 August 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

‘Price of a pint of beer a week’ regular donation scheme on-track to raise over £250,000 per year The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted...

Vacancy: Engineering Technician

09 July 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Vacancy: Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach Fitter) The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is recruiting again and is seeking an Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach...

Cylinder Manufacturing Club...

30 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The Cylinder Manufacturing Club - Putting the horsepower into Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive. Progress on the construction of our new Gresley class P2 ‘Mikado’ is moving forward...

Two connecting rods delivered

22 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce that both machined outside connecting rods have now been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works only seven years after the launch of the project. The fundraising...

3D Printing to aid P2 construction

09 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Since Christmas 2020 the project’s engineering team have been working with WMG to create a one-third scale working model of the cambox for the Lentz-Franklin valve gear. WMG’s SME Team works with...

Hornby's new P2 models

02 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The announcement of Hornby’s new range of LNER Class P2 locomotives was without doubt one of the highlights of the 2021 range. It is always exciting to begin development on a large locomotive but...

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