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The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...

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Monobloc Preview Delights Donors

25 Oct 2022 Tuesday

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Following years of careful design work, in August 2021 an order was placed with Howco at Irving to manufacture a fabricated cylinder monobloc for the P2 class locomotive Prince of Wales. The ‘bloc took a small break from machining to...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

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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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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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...

Spring 2021

10 June 2021

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3D Printing to aid P2 construction

09 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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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