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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1 Tornado, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...

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David Elliott - a tribute

5 Jan 2024 Friday

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It is no exaggeration to say that David Elliott was a pioneer of new build steam. Since he began volunteering in 1991, David has made possibly the greatest contribution to the objectives of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust of any one individual, and...

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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

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

Winter 2014

James May makes first component...

23 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

James May, TV presenter, media celebrity and self confessed steam enthusiast has agreed to make the first part of what will be the most powerful steam locomotive to operate in Great Britain; new...

P2 on BBC 'Inside Out'

18 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

On Monday 17th February the BBC's 'Inside Out' programme featured both Tornado and Prince of Wales.  UK residents can watch the footage here - start viewing at 11.55 minutes.  This will be live on...

First major construction milestone!

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...

March 2014

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