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Valve Gear Reaches First Milestone

27 Jun 2024 Thursday

Over £50k raised in under two months, kick starting prototype production

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is building a brand new P2 class steam locomotive, and that project has taken another step towards completion thanks to the generosity of its donors. Just two months after its launch, the Valve Gear Club has raised...

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TENDER FRAMES DELIVERED TO...

26 Jun 2024 Wednesday

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Last week, this eagerly anticipated locomotive took another big step towards completion, as the tender frames which were being manufactured off site were delivered to the Darlington Works. On 12th June, the tender frames for P2 No....

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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 Jun 2024 Friday

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier Anna Kimber, Captain Will Blackett RN and, from the...

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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...

April 2018

28 April 2018

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Quick engineering update

25 April 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The tender alternator pulley being machined at North View - David Elliott Newly finished equalising levers - David Elliott Brake pins being machined - David Elliott

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