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9 Dec 2022 Friday

Tornado’s boiler leaves DB Meiningen

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We are delighted to bring you the excellent news that Tornado's boiler passed its hydraulic tests last week and is today leaving DB Meiningen headed back to the UK. Whilst in Germany, Tornado's boiler was extensively...

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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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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...

Construction starts

13 July 1994

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DESIGNER'S WIDOW STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE A1 Project gets helping hand from BSD Plate & Profile Products The project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in...

Cylinder patterns ordered

24 June 1994

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CYLINDER PATTERNS ORDERED FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, the first mainline steam...

British Steel roll frame plates

20 May 1994

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WORK STARTS ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE: A1 Project gets helping hand from British Steel The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No....

Cook's to cast driving wheels

17 February 1994

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A1 PROJECT SIGNS SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM COOK PLC  The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, the first...

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