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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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Our engineering team of David Elliott and Terry Graham made the long journey to Howco in Irvine to view progress on the P2 cylinder block and to deliver some more items required to blank off all the holes to enable the hydraulic test to...
In a bitter sweet moment, the Trust has this week vacated the historic Carriage Works on Hopetown Lane, Darlington. We left our home of more than 25 years, to move across the tracks to a new, purpose-built facility on Bonomi Way. P2...
05 May 2018
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
Although the headline-grabbing wheelsets are away at South Devon Railway Engineering, work has continued at a fair pace at Darlington Locomotive Works, including the delivery of the spectacle...
04 May 2018
Although things may have been quiet at Darlington Locomotive Works recently, plenty of activity has been taking place at our supporting engineering firms and sub-contractors. Down in the West...
28 April 2018
25 April 2018
The tender alternator pulley being machined at North View - David Elliott
Newly finished equalising levers - David Elliott
Brake pins being machined - David Elliott
23 April 2018
DONATIONS TOWARD BUILDING BRITAIN’S MOST POWERFUL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE PASS £2M
We are thrilled to announced that donations to the project have now passed £2m – over 40% of the £5m needed to complete...
18 April 2018
Boiler fund for Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive reaches £380,000
We can now announce that over half of the required 300 members have joined The Boiler Club fundraising campaign. Launched...