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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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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...
We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.
Tornado, Our Latest News, Prince of Wales, Our Latest News, Anon, Our Latest News
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...
29 December 2014
05 December 2014
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
Eighty years ago today, on the 5th December 1934 Cock o' the North set off on a trip to Paris to visit the Vitry locomotive testing plant. The trip had been arranged by Sir Nigel Gresley and Andre...
01 December 2014
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord
Design work has been concentrated in two areas; drawing and modification of the cab to comply with the reduction in overall height from 13' 1" to 13' as was done with Tornado to ensure the widest...
19 November 2014
Rumour has it that these models are getting hard to come by. You can still order yours here.
15 November 2014
Along with the construction of Prince of Wales much work goes on behind the scenes looking at the history of the original locomotives. This December sees the 80th anniversary since the original P2...