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Early May overhaul news –...

08 May 2022

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In Loughborough, at Locomotive Maintenance Services, work is continuing to ready Tornado for receipt of the larger components being overhauled in various locations, such as the boiler...

Cylinder Club re-launched as...

22 April 2022

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Launched in July 2021, ‘The Cylinder Manufacturing Club’ has been now been renamed ‘The Monobloc Club’.   This is a shift in focus to draw attention to unique...

Forging, not cutting, corners!

19 April 2022

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Steam locomotives are always a challenge in boiler design, and the larger the power output the bigger the challenge. The restrictions of maximum axle load and of the loading gauge (clearance with...

Winter 2022

14 April 2022

The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord

Tender Wheelset Overhaul

08 April 2022

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Tornado‘s tender wheelsets were sent to South Devon Railway (Engineering) for retyring. The work is making good progress, as can be seen in the images below. They will be back at...

Overhaul Update from Darlington

08 April 2022

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The DLW team have been very busy over the past few weeks! Under the direction of the Locomotive Manager, Richard Pearson, and the Director of P2 Engineering, David Elliott, our team of dedicated...