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The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...

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Monobloc Preview Delights Donors

25 Oct 2022 Tuesday

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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The ‘bloc took a small break from machining to...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.

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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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Work starts on DLW2!

08 May 2022

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Wasting no time, Darlington Council has started work on the site of the new Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW2) in Bonomi Way, adjacent to North Road Railway Station.  The first job was to...

Cylinder Club re-launched as...

22 April 2022

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Launched in July 2021, ‘The Cylinder Manufacturing Club’ has been now been renamed ‘The Monobloc Club’.   This is a shift in focus to draw attention to unique...

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14 April 2022

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Getting certified

01 April 2022

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Whilst the latest exciting news of bright, shiny components being added to the locomotive rightly makes the headlines, in the background, work is quietly progressing to secure the necessary...

New cylinders on the block!

28 March 2022

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Work on the cylinder block for the P2 continues at Howco in Irvine, Scotland. This week we received the following images, updating us on how things are progressing, ahead of the engineering team...

Steve Davies and David Elliott...

10 March 2022

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Steve Davies and David Elliott explain what it will take to get No. 2007 Prince of Wales finished in time for S&D 200. You can help for as little as the price of a pint a week (or a fancy...

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