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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1 Tornado, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...

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David Elliott - a tribute

5 Jan 2024 Friday

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It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust of any one individual, and...

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Girl Power at Darlington...

09 February 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive has appointed Daniela Filová as its Assistant Mechanical Engineer. This coincides with the money spent to-date on the new Gresley...

Design, components, assembly!

07 February 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Progress continues on many fronts at Darlington Locomotive Works (and elsewhere) in the race to assemble Prince of Wales.  In the following photos, Daniela can be seen working on the CAD of the...

January 2018

31 January 2018

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Assistant Engineer appointed at...

31 January 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

It has become increasingly apparent that with such impressive fundraising results for the new P2, the engineering function was struggling to produce manufacturing drawings fast enough to maintain...

Up, up and away!

23 January 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

In preparation for wheeling the locomotive, No. 2007's frames were trial lifted by the Matterson jacks at Darlington Locomotive Works.  The lift was successfully achieved proving the integrity and...

Full steam ahead for No. 2007

11 January 2018

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

£100,000 appeal for the cylinder block for new Gresley Class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales reaches two-thirds in just three months We are delighted to say that the £100,000 appeal...

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