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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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All six driving wheels completed

14 July 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

ALL SIX 6ft 8in DRIVING WHEELS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE COMPLETED Finished wheelsets delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works and trial fitted to axleboxes The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust,...

Motion components forged

20 April 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

MAJOR STEP FORWARD FOR NEW 21ST CENTURY STEAM LOCOMOTIVE   Major Motion Components Forged The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam...

Apprentices taken on

20 March 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE APPRENTICES FOR 21ST CENTURY   First outside contract for Darlington Locomotive Works New steam locomotive apprentices are being hired to build new steam locomotives...

250 Attend Convention

20 December 1999

Tornado, Our Latest News

FIRST MOTION COMPONENTS FOR  NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DELIVERED 250 attend Convention to see Tornado’s ‘face’ for the first time The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

Annual spend reaches Quarter...

02 August 1999

Tornado, Our Latest News

ANNUAL EXPENDITURE ON BUILDING NEW PEPPERCORN CLASS A1 REACHES £¼ MILLION Enough to restore more than one Barry wreck per year! The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

Smokebox nears completion

28 July 1999

Tornado, Our Latest News

NEW STEAM LOCO ON WHEELS BY AUTUMN Smokebox nearing completion in Darlington Locomotive Works. Two tenders and 90mph running for Tornado. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered...

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