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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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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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First wheels on axles

30 April 1999

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FIRST WHEELS ON AXLES OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE Rape seed oil from Tesco's put to a novel use The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline...

First motion components ordered

20 March 1999

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A1 TRUST ORDERS FIRST MOTION COMPONENTS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for...

New Award scheme launched

21 December 1998

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A1 TRUST LAUNCHES AWARD SCHEME AND NEW COVENANTS TO DOUBLE GROWTH RATE   Major advances at Darlington Locomotive Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building...

50th Birthday party for...

28 August 1998

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50th BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR SCRAPPED SISTERS OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE Significant progress on wheeling Tornado The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first...

Rolls-Royce to support Trust

16 April 1998

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ROLLS-ROYCE TO SPONSOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE NAMED TORNADO Smokebox delivered to Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam...

£300,000 in grants awarded

21 November 1996

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Annual Convention Overwhelming Success The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for almost 40 years, has been...

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