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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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Forged in Fire!

25 April 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Coinciding with St George’s Day, a new fire-breathing dragon was born in the rolling mills of Tata Steel in Scunthorpe yesterday.  The dragon in question is no lightweight but the 21 ton steel...

May 2014

08 April 2014

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Regular donation scheme launched

18 March 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The main covenanting scheme was launched on 8th March at the London Roadshow, you can make a regular donation by downloading the forms here.  David Champion, a former chairman of The A1 Steam...

Winter 2014

27 February 2014

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

Winter 2014

James May makes first component...

23 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

James May, TV presenter, media celebrity and self confessed steam enthusiast has agreed to make the first part of what will be the most powerful steam locomotive to operate in Great Britain; new...

P2 on BBC 'Inside Out'

18 February 2014

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On Monday 17th February the BBC's 'Inside Out' programme featured both Tornado and Prince of Wales.  UK residents can watch the footage here - start viewing at 11.55 minutes.  This will be live on...

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