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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 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...
We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.
Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon
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...
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...
24 April 1996
NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 'TORNADO' NOW 45% COMPLETE
PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR DARLINGTON STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
NEW SPONSOR SUPPLYING PAINTS
The A1 Steam...
26 May 1995
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...
10 March 1995
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...
05 January 1995
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...
08 December 1994
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...