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An award from The National Lottery Heritage Fund will enable redevelopment of heritage buildings as well as a community engagement programme to celebrate the Stockton and Darlington Railway (S&DR).
The award of £3,211,632, made...
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander.
Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...
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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The ‘bloc took a small break from machining to...
29 August 2022
Howco at Irvine continue to make good progress on fabricating the cylinder block to the point where it has now been sent for stress-relieving prior to machining. Howco has managed to keep the...
27 August 2022
The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord
17 August 2022
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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...
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...
11 July 2022
On 7th July, members of the Monobloc Club were invited to visit Howco in Irvine to view progress with the construction of No. 2007's cylinder block.
21 June 2022
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Construction of the cylinder block for Prince of Wales has reached a significant milestone. For the first time, the three cylinders have been placed together to check alignment, clearances and to...