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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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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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Ben McDonald talks to...

24 January 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Ben McDonald is the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s Group Engineering Director for Tornado and Prince of Wales as well as being a Great Central and RPSI volunteer. Nick Brodrick breaks into his busy...

London Transport Museum...

11 January 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are disappointed to announce the postponement of the P2 Roadshow at the London Transport Museum which has been planned for Saturday 29th January. We know that many of you were looking forward...

January 2022

01 January 2022

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Cylinder progress

25 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Howco at Irvine, Scotland has made good progress with the initial machining of parts for the cylinder block and has commenced welding them together.  The middle cylinder assembly is progressing...

Resignation of A1SLT Trustee...

21 December 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Long-standing member of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, Mark Allatt, has decided to step back from his role as a Trustee and Council member with immediate effect.  Mark has been associated with the...

Autumn 2021

24 November 2021

The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord