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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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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, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Tornado Returns to the Settle...

27 Mar 2024 Wednesday

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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 Yorkshire to the iconic Settle and Carlisle...

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New Dates for Nene Valley Visit

1 Mar 2024 Friday

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  New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul. The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official engagement at the end of March. Unfortunately,...

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Tyseley Tornado

17 May 2009

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Tyseley 101 - Open weekend at Tyseley Locomotive Works   Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 2009  (Moor Street Station on Saturday 27th June only)   10:00am to 5:00pm both days   Tornado returns...

60163 to the rescue!

15 May 2009

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Owing to the untimely unavailability of A4 60019 Bittern on the first leg of the Coronation tour, Tornado has been booked for the outward leg from Kings Cross.  A rapid response from the A1 Trust...

Top Gear Tornado!

06 May 2009

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In the spirit of the 19th Century "Races to the North", BBC television's "Top Gear" programme threw down the gauntlet for the builders of brand new Peppercorn A1 Class Tornado and challenged them...

The Communication Cord

01 May 2009

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

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NYMR annnounces its Spring Gala

30 April 2009

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Tornado, the first new steam engine to have been built in 50 years, will grace the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from May 1st to 10th.  Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on the North...

Historic first departure from...

10 April 2009

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Tornado, the first new main line steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years, will haul her historic first train from London’s King’s Cross station on Saturday 18th April 2009....