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Supporters' Open Day

5 Sep 2023 Tuesday

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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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The Monobloc - Final Fittings...

7 Jun 2023 Wednesday

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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...

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A New Home for The A1 Steam...

26 May 2023 Friday

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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...

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Come on, come on, do the...

09 April 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

£210,000 appeal launched to manufacture the motion for new Gresley Class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales We are pleased to announce a new £210,000 appeal to manufacture the motion...

Last call for 'The Mikado Club'

05 April 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are delighted to announce the achievement of significant milestones both in construction and fundraising. The engine’s axles (with their bearings already fitted), axleboxes and wheels have been...

March 2018

30 March 2018

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Cylinder block fully funded.

20 March 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust launched The Cylinder Club to raise £100,000 from 100 supporters each donating £1,000 (plus GAD) in up to eight payments of £125 by standing order to pay for the...

Bearings, axles and wheels away

17 March 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

In the last couple of weeks work has concentrated on fitting the bearings to the axles and preparing the axles and wheels for transport to the South Devon Railway for assembly.  The following...

Winter 2018

06 March 2018

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