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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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Painting up a storm

03 December 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

This week at the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s brand new £3million locomotive, Tornado, is receiving its first coat of apple green paint, completing the...

National Express sponsors final...

18 November 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado, the first new main line steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost 50 years, will haul her final test train on the Network Rail main line from York to Newcastle-upon-Tyne...

First train on main line for...

06 November 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

  Following her successful test run from York to Scarborough and return on Tuesday 4th November, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that has built the first new main line steam...

New £3m steam locomotive...

03 November 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that has built the first new main line steam locomotive in Britain for almost 50 years, today announced that 60163 Tornado will make her first...

The Communication Cord

01 November 2008

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November 2008

60163 Tornado, Britain's new £3...

16 October 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

60163 Tornado, Britain's new £3 million steam locomotive, moves to the National Railway Museum to start her main line trials Today The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust announced that 60163 Tornado will...

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