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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...
Tornado, Our Latest News
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...
01 August 2006
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord
16 July 2006
LAST MAJOR HURDLE OVERCOME AS BOILER FOR TORNADO ARRIVES IN DARLINGTON
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain...
01 June 2006
01 March 2006
01 November 2005
25 August 2005
Tornado set to strike at the Great Central Railway!
Britain’s first new mainline steam engine to be built in 50 years will have a mainline home right from the moment it turns it’s first...