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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 Jun 2024 Friday

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier Anna Kimber, Captain Will Blackett RN and, from the...

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Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024 Friday

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On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of small finishing and snagging jobs to complete, but...

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Welding Work Complete

21 May 2024 Tuesday

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We are pleased to report that the welding activity on the boiler of Tornado has been completed and a successful hydraulic test passed to the satisfaction of the inspector. Final reassembly continues with the cab refitted on Monday...

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£50,000 more needed to get...

24 March 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust commented: "Although the Trust’s fundraising efforts are breaking all previous records there have been significant increases in...

Sponsor Tornado for the First...

17 March 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Some significant milestones in the history of the project: Letter to magazine - Mike Wilson wrote to Steam Railway News - April 1990. Public meeting - The Railway Institute, York -...

Tender Delivered

07 February 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Self Explanatory Picture !!Yesterday the tender tank was delivered to Darlington and was successfully trial fitted to the frames - and it fits !!   

Fantastic Progress !

05 February 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

A special thanks to all those who have contributed towards our current target to get Tornado steaming on the main line this year. As you can see from the 'gauge' above we edge ever closer to the...

The Communication Cord

01 February 2008

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord

Buy the romance of steam...

20 January 2008

Tornado, Our Latest News

Buy the romance of steam for your man this Valentine’s Day “This Valentine’s Day will be the last one when you can buy a part of new steam locomotive Tornado for the man in your life”, said...

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