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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

2 Aug 2022 Tuesday

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


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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Monobloc Club members visit Howco.

11 Jul 2022 Monday

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On 7th July, members of the Monobloc Club were invited to visit Howco in Irvine to view progress with the construction of No. 2007's cylinder block.

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21 Jun 2022 Tuesday

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Prince of Wales, Our Latest News


Construction of the cylinder block for Prince of Wales has reached a significant milestone. For the first time, the three cylinders have been placed together to check alignment, clearances and to ensure preparations are complete for welding to...

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1000th Covenantor signs up!

11 August 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

‘Price of a pint of beer a week’ regular donation scheme on-track to raise over £250,000 per year The project to build new Gresley class P2 steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales is delighted...

July 2021

01 August 2021

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Vacancy: Engineering Technician

09 July 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Vacancy: Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach Fitter) The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is recruiting again and is seeking an Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach...

Cylinder Manufacturing Club...

30 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The Cylinder Manufacturing Club - Putting the horsepower into Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive. Progress on the construction of our new Gresley class P2 ‘Mikado’ is moving forward...

June 2021

25 June 2021

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Two connecting rods delivered

22 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce that both machined outside connecting rods have now been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works only seven years after the launch of the project. The fundraising...