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The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.

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Early in 2021 Darlington Council made public their ambitions for the Railway Heritage Quarter and residents and businesses were invited to have their say on the proposals for the redevelopment of the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway...

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Building up steam for the V4

11 Feb 2021 Thursday

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Drawings being scanned for new Gresley class V4 on 80th anniversary of unveiling of prototype The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) today announced that Cleardata, a leading document management company, has started the scanning of 366 of the...

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Video: The Cylinder Block in...

24 November 2022

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  Further information on the design process, and how to support us in creating this pivotal fabrication for the P2, click here.

The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 October 2022

Our Latest News, Our Latest News, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday...

Monobloc Preview Delights Donors

25 October 2022

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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The...

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

08 September 2022

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, based in Darlington, is profoundly shocked and deeply saddened at the news of the death of our beloved Queen, Queen Elizabeth.  At this time of National...

Monobloc fully welded and...

29 August 2022

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Howco at Irvine continue to make good progress on fabricating the cylinder block to the point where it has now been sent for stress-relieving prior to machining. Howco has managed to keep the...

'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 August 2022

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an...

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