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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1 Tornado, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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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,...

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David Elliott - a tribute

5 Jan 2024 Friday

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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...

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Cladding progress

27 June 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

No. 2007 now has a full set of boiler cladding fitted, the pictures speak for themselves! (Photographs by David Elliott)  

Jenny Chapman M.P. visits...

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'...

The shape of things to come

16 June 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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

A 'tyring' day!

13 June 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

Spring 2018

07 June 2018

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord

Boiler tender issued

07 June 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

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