02 August 2022
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It was recognised that as part of Tornado’s overhaul, the driving wheels would require new tyres, the first new set since the engine steamed in 2008. Since then, the wheels have covered...
28 July 2022
From the start of the overhaul we have looked forward to Tornado being back in steam this summer. However we have uncovered more components in need of refurbishment and have also faced...
22 July 2022
Steady progress continues to be made on multiple fronts to ensure that the locomotive is ready for the return of the wheelsets and boiler.
18 July 2022
An update from Locomotive Maintenance Services
11 July 2022
On 7th July, members of the Monobloc Club were invited to visit Howco in Irvine to view progress with the construction of No. 2007's cylinder block.
30 June 2022
Tornado is currently undergoing a scheduled major overhaul, something that was planned for completion in June. Unfortunately, due to the impact of covid-19 on industry and manufacturing in...