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Over 200 people came along to the very first Open Day at the new Darlington Locomotive Works on Saturday 5th August. Supporters and their guests braved torrential rain to get the first look at the inside of the new home for the Trust. Chairman,...
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The last week of August has seen some big milestones hit in Tornado's overhaul. In Loughborough, the driving wheels have been returned to the frames: a significant step fowards! The boiler is now complete; following successful hydraulic...
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After months of frustration and hard work on Tornado's boiler, we are delighted to report that following a successful hydraulic text last week, the boiler today passed its steam test. BES Boiler Inspector Peter Cairns shook hands...
31 December 2007
Thanks to the generosity of our many supporters work has been able to be continued at a fast pace in Darlington Locomotive Works. As the momentous day of the steam test draws nearer the...
20 December 2007
The funding gap needed to be bridged to complete Tornado has shrunk from £55,052 to £49,434 over the past month.
Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: "With less...
17 December 2007
As part of the Trust’s preparation for Tornado’s steam test in early January the first phase of track laying at Darlington Locomotive Works has now been completed.
Here we have the first...
07 December 2007
Yesterday, Thursday 6th December marked another significant milestone in the progress towards completion - the tender frames arrived in Darlington from builder Ian Howitt Ltd. using a mobile...
06 December 2007
On Monday 3rd the BBC's "Working Lunch" programme ran a very good feature on the work of The Trust; this can be viewed at:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/working_lunch/7124643.stm
01 March 2007
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord