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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

2 Aug 2022 Tuesday

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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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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Monobloc Club members visit Howco.

11 Jul 2022 Monday

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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.

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21 Jun 2022 Tuesday

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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...

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January 2022

01 January 2022

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Cylinder progress

25 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

Resignation of A1SLT Trustee...

21 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

Autumn 2021

24 November 2021

The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord

November 2021

01 November 2021

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Steam test at Darlington...

21 October 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...