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New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul.
The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official engagement at the end of March. Unfortunately,...
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During Tornado's overhaul, the locomotive has been fitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment as part of the East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) which will see digital signalling installed on the southern section of the east...
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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the Tees Valley Community Foundation. This award has been made possible thanks to TVCF donors. The grant is specifically to help the Trust build its volunteer base,...
07 December 2007
Yesterday, Thursday 6th December marked another significant milestone in the progress towards completion - the tender frames arrived in Darlington from builder Ian Howitt Ltd. using a mobile...
06 December 2007
On Monday 3rd the BBC's "Working Lunch" programme ran a very good feature on the work of The Trust; this can be viewed at:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/working_lunch/7124643.stm
01 March 2007
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord
01 August 2006
16 July 2006
LAST MAJOR HURDLE OVERCOME AS BOILER FOR TORNADO ARRIVES IN DARLINGTON
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain...
01 June 2006