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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...
Tornado, Our Latest News, Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust of any one individual, and...
The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord
27 June 2018
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
On Saturday 16th May Darlington M.P. Jenny Chapman visited Darlington Locomotive Works with Nia Griffiths (MP for Llanelli and Shadow Defence Secretary). She was presented with 'The Dream Team'...
16 June 2018
A start has been made with the trial fitting of the cladding on the frames and so far it appears to fit!
Photos by David Elliott
13 June 2018
Excellent progress continues to be made with the process of wheeling and tyring at South Devon Railway (Engineering). These photos show the steps involved in preparing the wheel centres (now all...
07 June 2018
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord
MANUFACTURERS INVITED TO TENDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BOILER.
The Trust is seeking expressions of interest in the manufacture of No. 2007's boiler. The boiler for Prince of Wales will be...
02 June 2018
Work continues at a great pace at South Devon Railway (Engineering). The tyre fitting is being done using the ex Swindon works tyre heating equipment. The quartering machine is a special form of...