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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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Dedicated Covenant scheme launched

21 November 1996

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Dedicated Covenanting Scheme Launched by A1 Project The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for almost 40...

45% complete, Darlington agreement

24 April 1996

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 'TORNADO' NOW 45% COMPLETE PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR DARLINGTON STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WORKS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE NEW SPONSOR SUPPLYING PAINTS The A1 Steam...

Inside cylinder to be cast

26 May 1995

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CYLINDERS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE CAST BY  BRITISH STEEL ENGINEERING Inside cylinder to be cast in June The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the first new mainline steam...

Agreement with Darlington Council

10 March 1995

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE ERECTED IN DARLINGTON Ceremonial key to new locomotive works handed over to designer's widow The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in...

RAF hand over nameplates

05 January 1995

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CEREMONY MARKS START OF ERECTION OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO. RAF hands over locomotive's crested nameplates The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain since...

Significant progress

08 December 1994

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SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS MADE ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain since 1960 took a major step forward today when The A1 Steam Locomotive...

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