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James May makes first component...

23 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

James May, TV presenter, media celebrity and self confessed steam enthusiast has agreed to make the first part of what will be the most powerful steam locomotive to operate in Great Britain; new...

P2 on BBC 'Inside Out'

18 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

On Monday 17th February the BBC's 'Inside Out' programme featured both Tornado and Prince of Wales.  UK residents can watch the footage here - start viewing at 11.55 minutes.  This will be live on...

First major construction milestone!

09 February 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Frame plates ordered!   The project to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive, No. 2007 Prince of Wales, is delighted to announce that the first major milestone in the building of the...

P2 Roadshows - the dates!

16 January 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We will announce more following dates and venues for the P2 Roadshow in due course.  Booking details will follow but please ensure you have the dates in your diaries!

P2 progress - January 2014

03 January 2014

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Founders - having set an initial target of raising £100,000 (100 people donating £1,000 each) seed funding by May 2014 to give the project a kick-start and get the main frames laid, 215 people are...

First P2 component arrives at...

20 November 2013

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

A significant component for No.2007 has been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works - the nameplate!  Fixed to an LNER green backing sheet, the plate has pride of place in the workshop.

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