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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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Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon

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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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Prince of Wales hits the road!

18 July 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

With the frames for new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales now in place at Darlington Locomotive Works and all eight driving wheels ordered and in the process of being cast at William Cook...

Driving wheels ordered!

16 June 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

William Cook Cast Products Ltd, whose plants specialise in the design and manufacture of steel castings for all industrial purposes, will make the pattern equipment, cast and machine Prince of...

16th June 2014 - driving wheels...

16 June 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

William Cook Cast Products Ltd, whose plants specialise in the design and manufacture of steel castings for all industrial purposes, will make the pattern equipment, cast and machine Prince of...

Spring 2014

03 June 2014

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord

Spring 2014 

P2 Frames Event at Darlington

31 May 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company is pleased to confirm the dates for our first open weekend at Darlington Locomotive Works.  Invitations will be sent out to Founders for Friday 18th July,...

Patterns produced

28 May 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Giving a clear indication of how fast this project is moving ahead, Bakers Patterns of Telford have produced sixteen polystyrene patterns for assorted frame stays, horn guides and brackets for No....

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