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Getting a tender tanked.

24 Sep 2022 Saturday

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After recently reuniting Tornado's tender frame with the wheel sets, the tender tank was lifted onto the frames. The tender will now receive its top coats of paint ahead of fitting out with ETCS equipment. 

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Musical bogies!

15 Sep 2022 Thursday

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Tornado's support coach, No. 21249, moved from the GCR to Nemesis Rail a few weeks ago for a bogie swap.  Hopefully once the music stops it will be sitting on a pair of newly refurbished bogies! While waiting for axle box shims to...

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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an initial three-year period with options for...

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June 2020

23 June 2020

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Tornado on the move at York!

18 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Most will be aware that just as the Covid-19 lockdown was beginning to bite, we moved Tornado to the Railway Museum at York.  This should have been ahead of our first railtour this year on 21st...

2020 Railtours update

16 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

With shops re-opening this week, we are all probably wondering what “the new normal” will look like as we continue to emerge from Covid-19 lockdown. We are very much looking forward to the time...

Full steam ahead with new...

05 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

One year on significant progress made on two new boilers for Prince of Wales and Tornado We are delighted to announce that significant progress has been made on our two new boilers.  In June...

May 2020

23 May 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Spring 2020

21 May 2020

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