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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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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...
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...
09 February 2014
Prince of Wales, Our Latest News
Frame plates ordered! The project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive, No. 2007 Prince of Wales, is delighted to announce that the first major milestone in the building of the...
02 February 2014
16 January 2014
We will announce more following dates and venues for the P2 Roadshow in due course. Booking details will follow but please ensure you have the dates in your diaries!
03 January 2014
Founders - having set an initial target of raising £100,000 (100 people donating £1,000 each) seed funding by May 2014 to give the project a kick-start and get the main frames laid, 215 people are...
20 November 2013
A significant component for No.2007 has been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works - the nameplate! Fixed to an LNER green backing sheet, the plate has pride of place in the workshop.
14 November 2013
In honour of Prince Charles's 65th Birthday, Britain's most powerful steam locomotive is to be named after the heir to the throne
The P2 Steam Locomotive Company (P2SLC), the builder of...