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Our engineering team of David Elliott and Terry Graham made the long journey to Howco in Irvine to view progress on the P2 cylinder block and to deliver some more items required to blank off all the holes to enable the hydraulic test to...
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In a bitter sweet moment, the Trust has this week vacated the historic Carriage Works on Hopetown Lane, Darlington. We left our home of more than 25 years, to move across the tracks to a new, purpose-built facility on Bonomi Way. P2...
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has been privileged to have a firm relationship with the Monarch and his Queen since 2008. At this time consideration was being given to the naming of Tornado following completion....
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...
11 November 2014