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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

02 August 2022

Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon

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...

Three-in-one!

21 June 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

First sod cut at the new...

04 March 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

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...

On a roll! No. 2007's wheels...

25 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Since our update at the beginning of February, work has progressed attaching the coupling rods to the wheels, ready for testing on the rotator. This involved fabricating gradient pins to fasten...

Motion Magic! No. 2007 has a...

02 February 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The 1st February 2022 saw a significant milestone when No. 2007 Prince of Wales had both sets of coupling rods fitted for the first time. The left-hand set had been mounted on their crank pins...

Ben McDonald talks to...

24 January 2022

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Ben McDonald is the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s Group Engineering Director for Tornado and Prince of Wales as well as being a Great Central and RPSI volunteer. Nick Brodrick breaks into his busy...

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