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The first of the new boilers, intended for No. 2007 Prince of Wales, is due to be delivered this autumn.
Our team, lead by Chairman Steve Davies, were in Germany in early september to meet with DB Meiningen to discuss progress.
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Over 200 people came along to the very first Open Day at the new Darlington Locomotive Works on Saturday 5th August. Supporters and their guests braved torrential rain to get the first look at the inside of the new home for the Trust. Chairman,...
07 January 2018
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Three new plain coupled axles for new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales are expected to arrive at Darlington Locomotive Works from South Africa via Unilathe (where they have been finish...
25 December 2017
Working right up until the Christmas break, the team at Darlington Locomotive Works took delivery of and installed the final combined frame stay and spring bracket assembly. All photos by David...
19 December 2017
16 December 2017
The project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive will be holding a number of roadshows in 2018 with the first at the London Transport Museum on Saturday 13th January 2018, where all...
14 December 2017
Supervised by Mark Leatherland from Timken, the team at Darlington Locomotive Works pressed the roller bearings on to the crank axle. The process required the use of an induction heater for the...
05 December 2017
As assembly of No. 2007 Prince of Wales accelerates, some components need to be finish-painted in topcoat, particularly those that will be inaccessible once the locomotive is fully assembled; one...