We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.
Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon
Early in 2021 Darlington Council made public their ambitions for the Railway Heritage Quarter and residents and businesses were invited to have their say on the proposals for the redevelopment of the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway...
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On 7th July, members of the Monobloc Club were invited to visit Howco in Irvine to view progress with the construction of No. 2007's cylinder block.
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
Construction of the cylinder block for Prince of Wales has reached a significant milestone. For the first time, the three cylinders have been placed together to check alignment, clearances and to ensure preparations are complete for welding to...
01 January 2022
25 December 2021
Howco at Irvine, Scotland has made good progress with the initial machining of parts for the cylinder block and has commenced welding them together. The middle cylinder assembly is progressing...
21 December 2021
Long-standing member of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, Mark Allatt, has decided to step back from his role as a Trustee and Council member with immediate effect. Mark has been associated with the...
24 November 2021
The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord
01 November 2021
21 October 2021
An engine was in steam at Darlington Locomotive Works again this week but this was a road locomotive, not a railway one! In order to test the new axle driven alternator (ADA) which will be fitted...