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Our Director of Electrical Engineering, Rob Morland, and Design Engineer, Alan Parkin, completed a successful three days at Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) in Loughborough. Most of the work was on Tornado's tender. Alan...
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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander.
Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...
We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.
Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon
Early in 2021 Darlington Council made public their ambitions for the Railway Heritage Quarter and residents and businesses were invited to have their say on the proposals for the redevelopment of the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway...
23 July 2005
Tornado, Our Latest News
FIRST ‘DUCHESS’ FROM KING'S CROSS FOR 41 YEARS
Steam-hauled train takes more than 400 supporters to see new steam locomotive under construction (Pictures from the actual run at bottom of this...
15 July 2005
TORNADO’S TENDER SPONSORED BY WILLIAM COOK CAST PRODUCTS LIMITED
Only another £385,000 needed to complete new steam locomotive by November 2007
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered...
21 February 2005
LAST MAJOR HURDLE OVERCOME AS BOILER ORDERED FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE
Future of mainline steam secure as boiler for No. 60163 Tornado to be completed in June 2006
28 November 2004
£½ MILLION BOND ISSUE REACHES HALFWAY POINT
New steam locomotive on track to be in steam by end of 2007
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new...
17 October 2004
TORNADO TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE YEARS
Coal fired No. 60163 in steam by end of 2007 and on mainline in 2008?
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first...
04 October 2004
MAJOR STEP FORWARD AS NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BECOMES A ‘PACIFIC’
Coupling rods fitted to Tornado at Darlington Locomotive Works
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...