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Studying the Coanda effect

01 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

As part of the continued application of modern techniques in the design and development of the improved class P2, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has commissioned Frewer & Co Engineers Ltd of...

P2 Roadshows

21 May 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

P2 Roadshow for 2021 and 2022 The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, also the builders, owners and operators of 100mph famous new steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado, will be holding a number of...

All six coupling rods delivered

11 May 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Funds raised to build new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales reached £3.9m We are thrilled to announce that all six machined coupling rods have now been delivered to Darlington...

Tender construction continues

14 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Further progress is being made a I D Howitt Ltd at Crofton, Wakefield with the tender frames. All the hornblocks have had their manganese steel liners finish machined and are now permanently...

Boiler(s) update

13 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Meiningen continues to make good progress with both the boiler for Prince of Wales and the spare for both engines (all photos by DB Meiningen unless stated).   The outer firebox is welded to the...

Prince of Wales to be rebuilt...

01 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Hornby announces model of Thompson class A2/2 No. 60507 Prince of Wales The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted to announce that the...

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