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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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Cylinder progress

25 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Howco at Irvine, Scotland has made good progress with the initial machining of parts for the cylinder block and has commenced welding them together.  The middle cylinder assembly is progressing...

Resignation of A1SLT Trustee...

21 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Long-standing member of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, Mark Allatt, has decided to step back from his role as a Trustee and Council member with immediate effect.  Mark has been associated with the...

Autumn 2021

24 November 2021

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November 2021

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Steam test at Darlington...

21 October 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

An engine was in steam at Darlington Locomotive Works again this week but this was a road locomotive, not a railway one!  In order to test the new axle driven alternator (ADA) which will be fitted...

Tender progress

19 October 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The tender frames continue to make progress at I.D.Howitt’s works at Crofton, Wakefield. As the accompanying photos show, the adjustable brake pull-rods and tie bars between the lower ends of the...

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