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A new home for The A1 Steam...

26 May 2023 Friday

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In a bitter sweet moment, the Trust has this week vacated the historic Carriage Works on Hopetown Lane, Darlington. We left our home of more than 25 years, to move across the tracks to a new, purpose-built facility on Bonomi Way. P2...

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Marking the Coronation of King...

6 May 2023 Saturday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has been privileged to have a firm relationship with the Monarch and his Queen since 2008.  At this time consideration was being given to the naming of Tornado following completion....

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Half Million Raised for P2 Boiler

2 May 2023 Tuesday

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Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we are delighted to report that The Boiler Club has now raised in excess of £500,000! The first of the new boilers, intended for No. 2007 Prince of Wales, is due to be delivered to our new...

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Summer 2017

24 August 2017

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Virgin apprentices at Darlington

10 August 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

A second group of engineering apprentices from Virgin Trains has joined the team in Darlington Locomotive Works to help with the construction of Prince of Wales. As part of a sponsorship...

Craftmaster Paints sponsor...

31 July 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce that Cambridgeshire-based Craftmaster Paints Ltd, the leading traditional paint supplier to the UK's heritage restoration & inland waterways markets, is supply the...

Railwayana donated for the P2

21 July 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to report that railwayana donated by a supporter (who wishes to remain anonymous) was sold for £4,870 at auction by GW Railwayana Auctions at Pershore High School, in Pershore,...

Tender sponsored by Cleveland...

19 July 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are delighted to announce that Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd, Darlington-based global leaders in technology based engineering, construction and steel fabrication services, is to assemble the tender...

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