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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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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 Jun 2024 Friday

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier Anna Kimber, Captain Will Blackett RN and, from the...

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P2 Frames Event at Darlington

31 May 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company is pleased to confirm the dates for our first open weekend at Darlington Locomotive Works.  Invitations will be sent out to Founders for Friday 18th July,...

Patterns produced

28 May 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Giving a clear indication of how fast this project is moving ahead, Bakers Patterns of Telford have produced sixteen polystyrene patterns for assorted frame stays, horn guides and brackets for No....

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

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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

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