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Monobloc fully welded and...

29 Aug 2022 Monday

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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 critical dimensions (distance between cylinder...

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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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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 initial three-year period with options for...

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Roadshow - London Transport...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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We are sorry to say that the Roadshow planned this Saturday, 20th August, at the London Transport Museum, has had to be postponed due to the ongoing rail strikes.  Saturday's industrial action makes it impossible for Trust staff and...

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Building up steam for the V4

11 February 2021

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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...

Happy...

18 November 2020

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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...

First new V4 components delivered.

12 August 2019

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The Trust is pleased to say that it has taken delivery of the first new components for No. 3403, having placed a £4,320 order with Unilathe of Stoke-on-Trent for 12 tender spring hooks from...

V4 project steams ahead

26 March 2019

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and The Gresley Society Trust to jointly procure new 5ft 8in driving wheel pattern The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) has announced that it had made some...

First new components ordered...

10 October 2018

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FIRST NEW COMPONENTS ORDERED FOR NEW GRESLEY CLASS V4 BY THE A1SLT We are delighted to announce that we have now ordered the first new components for our third new steam locomotive, Gresley class...

First components acquired for...

04 October 2018

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We are pleased to announce that the first components have been acquired for the Trust’s third new steam locomotive – Gresley class V4 No. 3403. The Trust has since acquired and taken delivery...