Skip to main content

News

FEATURED STORIES

Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024 Friday

News Editor

Our Latest News

1071

On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of small finishing and snagging jobs to complete, but...

Read more

Welding Work Complete

21 May 2024 Tuesday

News Editor

Our Latest News

339

We are pleased to report that the welding activity on the boiler of Tornado has been completed and a successful hydraulic test passed to the satisfaction of the inspector. Final reassembly continues with the cab refitted on Monday...

Read more

Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024 Friday

News Editor

Our Latest News

2020

Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time difficult as they would have risked being out of date as...

Read more

Our Latest News

Archive

Our Latest News

May ETCS update

15 June 2024

Our Latest News

Whilst some people may struggle to grasp the scale and complexity of fitting ETCS, Rob Morland and his team have valliantly progressed the project despite assorted hurdles.  With support...

Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024

Our Latest News

On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of...

Welding Work Complete

21 May 2024

Our Latest News

We are pleased to report that the welding activity on the boiler of Tornado has been completed and a successful hydraulic test passed to the satisfaction of the inspector. Final reassembly...

Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024

Our Latest News

Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time...

PM Visits DLW

02 April 2024

Our Latest News, Our Latest News

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 Returns to the Settle...

27 March 2024

Our Latest News

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...

1345678910Last