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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...
Tornado, Our Latest News, Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust of any one individual, and...
The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord
23 March 2015
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
Darlington Locomotive Works has taken delivery of the first Timken roller-bearings for No. 2007.
18 March 2015
A THIRD OF FUNDING IN PLACE TO BUILD BRITAIN'S MOST POWERFUL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE NO. 2007 PRINCE OF WALES AFTER ONLY ONE YEAR! First boiler components delivered for new Gresley class P2 2-8-2....
29 December 2014
05 December 2014
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, Highlander, 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...