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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

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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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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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Three-in-one!

21 Jun 2022 Tuesday

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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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3D Printing to aid P2 construction

09 June 2021

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Since Christmas 2020 the project’s engineering team have been working with WMG to create a one-third scale working model of the cambox for the Lentz-Franklin valve gear. WMG’s SME Team works with...

Hornby's new P2 models

02 June 2021

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The announcement of Hornby’s new range of LNER Class P2 locomotives was without doubt one of the highlights of the 2021 range. It is always exciting to begin development on a large locomotive but...

Studying the Coanda effect

01 June 2021

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As part of the continued application of modern techniques in the design and development of the improved class P2, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has commissioned Frewer & Co Engineers Ltd of...

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P2 Roadshows

21 May 2021

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P2 Roadshow for 2021 and 2022 The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, also the builders, owners and operators of 100mph famous new steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado, will be holding a number of...

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