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New ETCS Testing Plan Following...

21 Feb 2024 Wednesday

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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 signalling installed on the southern section of the east...

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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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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 to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...

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Tornado to visit the Nene...

15 Jan 2024 Monday

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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 to the 2nd April 2024. Whilst at the Nene...

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British Steel roll frame plates

20 May 1994

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WORK STARTS ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE: A1 Project gets helping hand from British Steel The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No....

Cook's to cast driving wheels

17 February 1994

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A1 PROJECT SIGNS SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM COOK PLC  The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, the first...

Macready's sponsorship announced

12 January 1994

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MAJOR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH STEEL STOCKHOLDER MACREADYS The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, the first...

Specification and support coach

10 December 1993

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A1 PROJECT ON-TRACK FOR LAYING FRAMES OF FIRST MAINLINE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FOR OVER 30 YEARS IN MARCH 1994 Locomotive specification finalised and support coach acquired.  Appeal for specialist...

Agreement with Doncaster...

09 July 1993

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A1SLT SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH DONCASTER COUNCIL Locomotive will be built in Doncaster - A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Limited awarded Charitable Status. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is...

Latest Computer Technology used...

19 April 1993

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, continued to move forward during March and April 1993. ENGINEERING UPDATE Drawings - During the...

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