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Gearing up for the return of...

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Now that the boiler is back on British soil, and strides are being made in Darlington to have it steam tested and re-cladded within the next few weeks, it's all hand on in Loughborough to ensure that the frames are aligned and other...

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Boiler overhaul progress at DLW

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Since its arrival back at Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW), Tornado's boiler has been subject to much activity with the replacement of many of the overhauled fittings and a start made on recladding the cleaned and painted boiler...

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The Boiler's Back In Town

12 Dec 2022 Monday

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Tornado's boiler this morning arrived back at Darlington Locomotive Works following a nine month overhaul at DB Meiningen, Germany. The long journey home began on Friday, around a week after the boiler passed its hydraulic test. The...

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September 2020

11 September 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Tornado - back in BR green!

11 September 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Resplendent in its new coat of paint, Tornado is seen at Carnforth - A1SLT Tornado has been repainted in BR locomotive green as part of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust's 30th Anniversary...

Keeping on track for the future.

21 August 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust - the registered charity that built, owns and operates world-famous 100mph new steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado and is currently building Britain’s most powerful...

Support our 30th Birthday...

18 August 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado masquerades as Saint Mungo in honour of the latter's role in the formation of the Trust - Steve Davies (No. 60163 was specially prepared for a Steam Railway magazine cover photo before...

August 2020

15 August 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Tornado breaks out of York!

24 July 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

At the end of July Tornado was back in steam on the main line for a test run to Carnforth ahead of work on the support coach. We were delighted to see the engine in fine fettle after spending...

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