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Vacancy: Engineering Technician

09 July 2021

Tornado, 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...

Steam test at the NRM

22 May 2021

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Following the conclusion of the extended winter maintenance it was time to get the locomotive in steam for its official examinations. With the boiler refilled the fire was lit and the engine...

Open Days at Darlington...

21 May 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

Open Days at Darlington Locomotive Works  - Online booking system We are re-opening the works to the public on the first and third Saturday of each month via the pre-booking system below. The...

Final maintenance update

20 May 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

On Monday 1st February we returned to York to carry out our annual examinations on No. 60163 and support coach No. 21249. Tornado underwent full mechanical cold and hot functional examinations to...

Spring is in the air!

16 April 2021

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With Tornado side-lined at the National Railway Museum during the winter and little prospect of any work until the spring we have taken the opportunity to change five locomotive driving wheel...

Winter maintenance - a further...

08 April 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

At the end of November we prepared for the visit of Andy Wright, the British Engineering Services boiler inspector.  Andy was to carry out the annual insurance company cold inspection on the...

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