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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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Valve Gear Reaches First Milestone

27 Jun 2024 Thursday

Over £50k raised in under two months, kick starting prototype production

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is building a brand new P2 class steam locomotive, and that project has taken another step towards completion thanks to the generosity of its donors. Just two months after its launch, the Valve Gear Club has raised...

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TENDER FRAMES DELIVERED TO...

26 Jun 2024 Wednesday

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Last week, this eagerly anticipated locomotive took another big step towards completion, as the tender frames which were being manufactured off site were delivered to the Darlington Works. On 12th June, the tender frames for P2 No....

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More Virgin apprentices at...

27 September 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

As the project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales starts to manufacture the cladding to fit around the boiler, a third group of engineering apprentices from...

September 2017

27 September 2017

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Tees Valley Mayor visits...

08 September 2017

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen recently visited Darlington Locomotive Works where No. 2007 Prince of Wales is currently under construction.  During the visit Mr Houchen was given a briefing on a...

August 2017

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Summer 2017

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Virgin apprentices at Darlington

10 August 2017

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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...

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