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New ETCS Testing Plan Following...

21 Feb 2024 Wednesday

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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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Grant Awarded for A1 Trust...

8 Feb 2024 Thursday

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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,...

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Tornado to visit the Nene...

15 Jan 2024 Monday

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We are pleased to announce A1 Class, No. 60163 Tornado, will visit the Nene Valley Railway in celebration of the locomotives return to steam. The locomotive will be operating from  28th March to the 2nd April 2024. Whilst at the Nene...

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The Communication Cord

01 November 2005

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

November 2005

Tornado to be tested at Great...

25 August 2005

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado set to strike at the Great Central Railway! Britain’s first new mainline steam engine to be built in 50 years will have a mainline home right from the moment it turns it’s first...

First Duchess from King's Cross...

23 July 2005

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FIRST ‘DUCHESS’ FROM KING'S CROSS FOR 41 YEARS Steam-hauled train takes more than 400 supporters to see new steam locomotive under construction (Pictures from the actual run at bottom of this...

Tender sponsorship announced

15 July 2005

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TORNADO’S TENDER SPONSORED BY WILLIAM COOK CAST PRODUCTS LIMITED Only another £385,000 needed to complete new steam locomotive by November 2007 The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered...

The Communication Cord

01 May 2005

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May 2005

Boiler ordered

21 February 2005

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LAST MAJOR HURDLE OVERCOME AS BOILER ORDERED FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE Future of mainline steam secure as boiler for No. 60163 Tornado to be completed in June 2006 [caption...

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