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Tornado Returns to the Settle...

27 March 2024

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Following completion of a major £1m overhaul A1 class, No. 60163 Tornado will return to the national network this summer, with its first train in June 2024 from the East Midlands and...

New Dates for Nene Valley Visit

01 March 2024

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  New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul. The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official...

New ETCS Testing Plan Following...

21 February 2024

Tornado, Our Latest News

During Tornado's overhaul, the locomotive has been fitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment as part of the East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) which will see digital...

Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

08 February 2024

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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...

Tornado to visit the Nene...

15 January 2024

Tornado, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce A1 Class, No. 60163 Tornado, will visit the Nene Valley Railway in celebration of the locomotives return to steam. The locomotive will be operating from  28th March...

David Elliott - a tribute

05 January 2024

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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...

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