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Tornado hauls first trains on...

25 August 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Following Tornado's arrival at Quorn and Woodhouse station on the Great Central Railway on Tuesday 19th August she was off-loaded on Wednesday 20th, the engine and tender re-coupled and moved to...

Tornado leaves Darlington and...

19 August 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that has built the first new main line steam locomotive in Britain for almost 50 years, today announced that No. 60163 Tornado will leave her...

Tornado model auction

17 August 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

To tie in with her first move in steam, Tony Wright of British Railway Modelling has built an 00 gauge model of No. 60163 Tornado from a DJH kit, the construction of which will feature in the...

Tornado ready to create a storm...

12 August 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Following her successful initial trial runs at Darlington Locomotive Works No. 60163 Tornado is now heading to the Great Central Railway in Leicestershire for running in. "This is a...

Tornado completed and moves in...

31 July 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

New £3 million steam locomotive 60163 Tornado completed and moves for the first time The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new main line steam...

Tornado on the final straight

17 June 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: “We are now clearly on the final stretch of the project to build Tornado, with just a few weeks until she moves under her own...

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