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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 Jun 2024 Friday

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier Anna Kimber, Captain Will Blackett RN and, from the...

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Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024 Friday

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On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of small finishing and snagging jobs to complete, but...

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Historic departure from King's...

25 March 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

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....

Tornado's tour programme announced

13 March 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

The following tours, organised by The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and other promotors have been confirmed: Saturday 18th April 2009 - Yorkshire Pullman - Kings Cross to York and return by Tornado...

Tornado's triumphant return to...

12 March 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

Next week, visitors to the National Railway Museum (NRM) will be able to get a close up view of Britain’s first locomotive to be built in 50 years.Tornado, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s brand...

Tornado storms back to the...

11 March 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado, the first new main line steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years, will haul her next train, The Tyne Tornado, from York to Newcastle and back on Thursday 12th March...

Still seats left on The North...

02 March 2009

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Tornado's first departure from Edinburgh's Waverley station will be with the The North Briton on Saturday 7th March 2009. There are still a number of seats remaining on this historic train.The...

Press announcement: New £3m...

02 March 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado departs Edinburgh’s Waverley station on Saturday 7th March with The North BritonTornado, the first new main line steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years, will haul her...

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