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ETCS Installation Progress

12 Nov 2022 Saturday

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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 new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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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...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.

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Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon

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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...

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03 August 2002

Tornado, Our Latest News

MORE PROGRESS ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building, Tornado, the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for 40 years...

Progress continues

13 June 2002

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building, Tornado, the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for 40 years at a cost of over £1.7 million, today announced...

IMechE President joins Board

22 April 2002

Tornado, Our Latest News

PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS JOINS A1 TRUST BOARD The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building Tornado, the first new mainline steam locomotive...

Top Link Magazine launched

23 November 2001

Tornado, Our Latest News

A1 TRUST LAUNCHES NEW COVENANTOR MAGAZINE TOP LINK  The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for 40 years at a...

First wheels fitted

02 October 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

FIRST WHEELS FITTED TO NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO Significant new developments at Darlington Locomotive Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first...

New Chairman appointed

24 July 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

THE A1 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TRUST APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN David Champion resigns due to family and business reasons. The trustees of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

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