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13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Now that the boiler is back on British soil, and strides are being made in Darlington to have it steam tested and re-cladded within the next few weeks, it's all hand on in Loughborough to ensure that the frames are aligned and other...

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Boiler overhaul progress at DLW

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Since its arrival back at Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW), Tornado's boiler has been subject to much activity with the replacement of many of the overhauled fittings and a start made on recladding the cleaned and painted boiler...

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The Boiler's Back In Town

12 Dec 2022 Monday

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Tornado's boiler this morning arrived back at Darlington Locomotive Works following a nine month overhaul at DB Meiningen, Germany. The long journey home began on Friday, around a week after the boiler passed its hydraulic test. The...

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March 2021

12 March 2021

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

February 2021

14 February 2021

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

January 2021

11 January 2021

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Winter maintenance update

27 December 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Our last update saw Tornado just after the locomotive had been repainted in West Coast Railway’s paint shop.  On Tuesday 1st September, the day we had been waiting for eventually arrived and No....

December 2020

11 December 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Autumn 2020

02 December 2020

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord

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