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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,...
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...
01 November 2005
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord
25 August 2005
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...
23 July 2005
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...
15 July 2005
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...
01 May 2005
21 February 2005
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