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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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Getting certified

01 April 2022

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Whilst the latest exciting news of bright, shiny components being added to the locomotive rightly makes the headlines, in the background, work is quietly progressing to secure the necessary...

New cylinders on the block!

28 March 2022

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Work on the cylinder block for the P2 continues at Howco in Irvine, Scotland. This week we received the following images, updating us on how things are progressing, ahead of the engineering team...

Steve Davies and David Elliott...

10 March 2022

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Steve Davies and David Elliott explain what it will take to get No. 2007 Prince of Wales finished in time for S&D 200. You can help for as little as the price of a pint a week (or a fancy...

The Trust appoints Director of...

09 March 2022

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To meet the demands of a growing organisation, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has created the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to oversee all aspects of PR, promotion and...

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08 March 2022

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First sod cut at the new...

04 March 2022

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Work has now officially begun on Darlington's Railway Heritage Quarter which provides a new home for the Trust and will be at the heart of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington...