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Summer 2023

29 Sep 2023 Friday

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The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord


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P2 Boiler Latest

25 Sep 2023 Monday

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The first of the new boilers, intended for No. 2007 Prince of Wales, is due to be delivered this autumn. Our team, lead by Chairman Steve Davies, were in Germany in early september to meet with DB Meiningen to discuss progress.  As the...

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Supporters' Open Day

5 Sep 2023 Tuesday

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Over 200 people came along to the very first Open Day at the new Darlington Locomotive Works on Saturday 5th August. Supporters and their guests braved torrential rain to get the first look at the inside of the new home for the Trust. Chairman,...

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April 2021

23 April 2021

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Tender construction continues

14 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Further progress is being made a I D Howitt Ltd at Crofton, Wakefield with the tender frames. All the hornblocks have had their manganese steel liners finish machined and are now permanently...

Boiler(s) update

13 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Meiningen continues to make good progress with both the boiler for Prince of Wales and the spare for both engines (all photos by DB Meiningen unless stated).   The outer firebox is welded to the...

Prince of Wales to be rebuilt...

01 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Hornby announces model of Thompson class A2/2 No. 60507 Prince of Wales The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted to announce that the...

Suppliers sought for cylinder...

29 March 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce that we have approached five engineering companies to manufacture the complex fabricated cylinder block with responses to our Request for Quotation for Construction...

March 2021

26 March 2021

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