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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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Valve Gear Reaches First Milestone

27 Jun 2024 Thursday

Over £50k raised in under two months, kick starting prototype production

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is building a brand new P2 class steam locomotive, and that project has taken another step towards completion thanks to the generosity of its donors. Just two months after its launch, the Valve Gear Club has raised...

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TENDER FRAMES DELIVERED TO...

26 Jun 2024 Wednesday

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Last week, this eagerly anticipated locomotive took another big step towards completion, as the tender frames which were being manufactured off site were delivered to the Darlington Works. On 12th June, the tender frames for P2 No....

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More signs of progress

23 March 2015

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Darlington Locomotive Works has taken delivery of the first Timken roller-bearings for No. 2007.

Third of funding after only one...

18 March 2015

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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....

December 2014

29 December 2014

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No. 2001 goes to France

05 December 2014

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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...

Autumn 2014

01 December 2014

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

Autumn 2014 

Prince of Wales progress -...

01 December 2014

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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...

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