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The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...

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Monobloc Preview Delights Donors

25 Oct 2022 Tuesday

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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The ‘bloc took a small break from machining to...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

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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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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The Trust appoints Director of...

09 March 2022

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To meet the demands of a growing organisation, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has created the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to oversee all aspects of PR, promotion and...

March 2022

08 March 2022

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First sod cut at the new...

04 March 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Work has now officially begun on Darlington's Railway Heritage Quarter which provides a new home for the Trust and will be at the heart of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington...

On a roll! No. 2007's wheels...

25 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Since our update at the beginning of February, work has progressed attaching the coupling rods to the wheels, ready for testing on the rotator. This involved fabricating gradient pins to fasten...

Motion Magic! No. 2007 has a...

02 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The 1st February 2022 saw a significant milestone when No. 2007 Prince of Wales had both sets of coupling rods fitted for the first time. The left-hand set had been mounted on their crank pins...

February 2022

01 February 2022

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