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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an initial three-year period with options for...

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Roadshow - London Transport...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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We are sorry to say that the Roadshow planned this Saturday, 20th August, at the London Transport Museum, has had to be postponed due to the ongoing rail strikes.  Saturday's industrial action makes it impossible for Trust staff and...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

2 Aug 2022 Tuesday

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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Steam test at Darlington...

21 October 2021

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An engine was in steam at Darlington Locomotive Works again this week but this was a road locomotive, not a railway one!  In order to test the new axle driven alternator (ADA) which will be fitted...

Tender progress

19 October 2021

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The tender frames continue to make progress at I.D.Howitt’s works at Crofton, Wakefield. As the accompanying photos show, the adjustable brake pull-rods and tie bars between the lower ends of the...

Pony truck fitted, rods on!

07 October 2021

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P2 progress on all fronts as pony truck and coupling rods trial fitted for the first time The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted to...

October 2021

01 October 2021

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Engineering update - Cylinders...

14 September 2021

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Cylinders and valves - Having gone through a thorough selection process, the order for the fabricated cylinder block was placed with Howco at Irvine in Scotland. Howco is part of a large Japanese...

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