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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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Valve Gear Reaches First Milestone

27 Jun 2024 Thursday

Over £50k raised in under two months, kick starting prototype production

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is building a brand new P2 class steam locomotive, and that project has taken another step towards completion thanks to the generosity of its donors. Just two months after its launch, the Valve Gear Club has raised...

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TENDER FRAMES DELIVERED TO...

26 Jun 2024 Wednesday

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Last week, this eagerly anticipated locomotive took another big step towards completion, as the tender frames which were being manufactured off site were delivered to the Darlington Works. On 12th June, the tender frames for P2 No....

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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 June 2024

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier...

A1SLT Top Link

29 September 2023

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust launches Top Link "living legacy" campaign. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has always been a forward looking organisation, creating new build...

Stockton & Darlington Railway...

07 February 2023

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An award from The National Lottery Heritage Fund will enable redevelopment of heritage buildings as well as a community engagement programme to celebrate the Stockton and Darlington Railway...

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

26 October 2022

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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...

Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 October 2022

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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...

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...

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