Tornado’s boiler leaves DB Meiningen
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We are delighted to bring you the excellent news that Tornado's boiler passed its hydraulic tests last week and is today leaving DB Meiningen headed back to the UK.
Whilst in Germany, Tornado's boiler was extensively...
Our Director of Electrical Engineering, Rob Morland, and Design Engineer, Alan Parkin, completed a successful three days at Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) in Loughborough. Most of the work was on Tornado's tender. Alan...
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