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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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Access to Darlington Locomotive...

31 October 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Darlington Locomotive Works:  We have a problem with folk turning up at the works expecting to be able to see round and look at the two locomotives.  While we greatly appreciate the interest the...

Roller bearings ordered for No....

24 October 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The roller bearings for new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales have been ordered from Timken and are expected to be delivered in mid 2015. Following the success and reliability that Tornado...

The Boiler Club

22 October 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Following the announcement that all of the roller bearings for brand new steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales have been ordered, the project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive...

No. 2002 Earl Marischal at York

14 October 2014

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Today is the 80th anniversary of No. 2002 appearing at an open day at York station.  As many of you will know, film of P2's are very rare, however, our friends at the North West Film Archive at...

P2 Convention in Chesterfield

14 October 2014

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On Saturday 4th October the first Annual Convention of the P2 Steam Locomotive Company was held at the Casa Hotel, Chesterfield, following that of the A1 Steam Trust.  A packed meeting heard from...

September 2014

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