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A1 Steam Locomotive Trust to...

03 April 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) to receive £11,100 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit...

New railway art unveiled in...

19 March 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

A new art installation has been unveiled in Darlington to help celebrate the town’s rich railway heritage. The piece of public art takes pride of place on a key route into the town centre, the...

Winter maintenance update

27 December 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Our last update saw Tornado just after the locomotive had been repainted in West Coast Railway’s paint shop.  On Tuesday 1st September, the day we had been waiting for eventually arrived and No....

Happy 30th Birthday!

18 November 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

SUPPORTING OUR BIRTHDAY APPEALS It’s hard to believe that it is now 30 years since The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust was formed to build a new Peppercorn class A1 ‘Pacific’. The original A1s were...

A1SLT receives lifeline grant...

09 October 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery...

2020 'Virtual' Convention

26 September 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

For the first time ever our annual convention has gone virtual. It is now available for general viewing so learn more about the construction of the P2, new tours for Tornado and much more by...

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