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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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Wheels tyred, crankpins fitted

02 June 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

Motion components - orders placed!

31 May 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

COME ON, COME ON, DO THE LOCO-MOTION WITH ME – ALL HEAVY MOTION FORGINGS ORDERED £210,000 appeal to manufacture the motion passes 25% in under two months We have now placed a £220,000 order with...

May 2018

27 May 2018

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Pledges pass £3m, Mikado Club...

16 May 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The Mikado Club to fund the wheeling reaches 200 members target We are thrilled to announce that pledges to the project have now passed £3m – over 60% of the £5m needed to complete the...

Activity at Darlington

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...

Wheelset and tender progress

04 May 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

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