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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1 Tornado, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...

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David Elliott - a tribute

5 Jan 2024 Friday

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It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust of any one individual, and...

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On a roll! No. 2007's wheels...

25 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Since our update at the beginning of February, work has progressed attaching the coupling rods to the wheels, ready for testing on the rotator. This involved fabricating gradient pins to fasten...

Motion Magic! No. 2007 has a...

02 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The 1st February 2022 saw a significant milestone when No. 2007 Prince of Wales had both sets of coupling rods fitted for the first time. The left-hand set had been mounted on their crank pins...

February 2022

01 February 2022

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Ben McDonald talks to...

24 January 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Ben McDonald is the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s Group Engineering Director for Tornado and Prince of Wales as well as being a Great Central and RPSI volunteer. Nick Brodrick breaks into his busy...

London Transport Museum...

11 January 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are disappointed to announce the postponement of the P2 Roadshow at the London Transport Museum which has been planned for Saturday 29th January. We know that many of you were looking forward...

January 2022

01 January 2022

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