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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an initial three-year period with options for...

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Roadshow - London Transport...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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We are sorry to say that the Roadshow planned this Saturday, 20th August, at the London Transport Museum, has had to be postponed due to the ongoing rail strikes.  Saturday's industrial action makes it impossible for Trust staff and...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

2 Aug 2022 Tuesday

We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.

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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 redevelopment of the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway...

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Work starts on DLW2!

08 May 2022

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Wasting no time, Darlington Council has started work on the site of the new Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW2) in Bonomi Way, adjacent to North Road Railway Station.  The first job was to...

Cylinder Club re-launched as...

22 April 2022

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Launched in July 2021, ‘The Cylinder Manufacturing Club’ has been now been renamed ‘The Monobloc Club’.   This is a shift in focus to draw attention to unique...

Winter 2022

14 April 2022

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Getting certified

01 April 2022

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Whilst the latest exciting news of bright, shiny components being added to the locomotive rightly makes the headlines, in the background, work is quietly progressing to secure the necessary...

New cylinders on the block!

28 March 2022

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Work on the cylinder block for the P2 continues at Howco in Irvine, Scotland. This week we received the following images, updating us on how things are progressing, ahead of the engineering team...

Steve Davies and David Elliott...

10 March 2022

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Steve Davies and David Elliott explain what it will take to get No. 2007 Prince of Wales finished in time for S&D 200. You can help for as little as the price of a pint a week (or a fancy...

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