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Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024 Friday

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Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time difficult as they would have risked being out of date as...

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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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Change of date for The...

21 January 2009

Tornado, Our Latest News

The date has moved to Saturday 18th April 2009 - The Yorkshire Pullman - Kings Cross to York and now return by Tornado hauling the VSOE British Pullman train. Booking via Steam Dreams 01483 209886.

First main line passenger train...

18 January 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 first passenger train on the Network Rail main line from York to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and...

Winners of Christmas draw announced

15 January 2009

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January 2009 Winners Drawn at the National Railway Museum First prize: Stuart & Sally Wood, SY14 8AYFootplate Experience Second prize: J Moyce, PH21 1FYPremier Dining Tickets Third...

The Communication Cord

01 January 2009

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

Tornado joins steam's hall of...

20 December 2008

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Britain’s first locomotive to be built in 50 years will be going down a storm with visitors to the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York this Christmas. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s brand new...

New £3m steam locomotive...

10 December 2008

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Tornado, the first new main line steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years, will be unveiled in her glorious apple green livery at the National Railway Museum (NRM), York, on...

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