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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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Valve Gear Reaches First Milestone

27 Jun 2024 Thursday

Over £50k raised in under two months, kick starting prototype production

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is building a brand new P2 class steam locomotive, and that project has taken another step towards completion thanks to the generosity of its donors. Just two months after its launch, the Valve Gear Club has raised...

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TENDER FRAMES DELIVERED TO...

26 Jun 2024 Wednesday

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Last week, this eagerly anticipated locomotive took another big step towards completion, as the tender frames which were being manufactured off site were delivered to the Darlington Works. On 12th June, the tender frames for P2 No....

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18 November 2020

Highlander, Our Latest News

SUPPORTING OUR BIRTHDAY APPEALS It’s hard to believe that it is now 30 years since The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust was formed to build a new Peppercorn class A1 ‘Pacific’. The...

First new V4 components delivered.

12 August 2019

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The Trust is pleased to say that it has taken delivery of the first new components for No. 3403, having placed a £4,320 order with Unilathe of Stoke-on-Trent for 12 tender spring hooks from...

V4 project steams ahead

26 March 2019

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and The Gresley Society Trust to jointly procure new 5ft 8in driving wheel pattern The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) has announced that it had made some...

First new components ordered...

10 October 2018

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FIRST NEW COMPONENTS ORDERED FOR NEW GRESLEY CLASS V4 BY THE A1SLT We are delighted to announce that we have now ordered the first new components for our third new steam locomotive, Gresley class...

First components acquired for...

04 October 2018

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We are pleased to announce that the first components have been acquired for the Trust’s third new steam locomotive – Gresley class V4 No. 3403. The Trust has since acquired and taken delivery...

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