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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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Buy the power of steam for your...

31 May 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

“This Father’s Day [Sunday 15th June] will be the last one when you can buy a part of new steam locomotive Tornado for your Dad or Granddad before it is completed”, said Mark Allatt, Chairman of...

Tornado's first move to be on...

27 May 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: “We are now clearly on the final stretch of the project to build Tornado, with just a few weeks until she moves under her own...

Volunteers needed

14 May 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Volunteers are needed to help at various events that the Trust is attending throughout this year. If anyone can spare a day or two to help and would like to join the team, please get in touch with...

The Communication Cord

01 May 2008

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

May 2008

Tender tank fitted to frames

22 April 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

FINANCE AND FUNDRAISING Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: “Although the Trust’s fundraising efforts are breaking all previous records, significant increases in...

£50,000 more needed to get...

24 March 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: "Although the Trust’s fundraising efforts are breaking all previous records there have been significant increases in...

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