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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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Pony truck fitted, rods on!

07 October 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

P2 progress on all fronts as pony truck and coupling rods trial fitted for the first time The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted to...

October 2021

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Engineering update - Cylinders...

14 September 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Cylinders and valves - Having gone through a thorough selection process, the order for the fabricated cylinder block was placed with Howco at Irvine in Scotland. Howco is part of a large Japanese...

September engineering update -...

10 September 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Pony Truck - The pony truck main frame has been returned from the manufacturer following final machining.  The side control spring components are having the final machining processes completed at...

P2 Fundraising update

20 August 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Fundraising to date: Our ‘P2 for the price of a pint of beer a week’ Covenant scheme has attracted over 1,000 Covenantors to-date - now is the time to come on-board or recruit a friend! ...

1000th Covenantor signs up!

11 August 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

‘Price of a pint of beer a week’ regular donation scheme on-track to raise over £250,000 per year The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted...

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