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Getting a tender tanked.

24 Sep 2022 Saturday

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After recently reuniting Tornado's tender frame with the wheel sets, the tender tank was lifted onto the frames. The tender will now receive its top coats of paint ahead of fitting out with ETCS equipment. 

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Musical bogies!

15 Sep 2022 Thursday

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Tornado's support coach, No. 21249, moved from the GCR to Nemesis Rail a few weeks ago for a bogie swap.  Hopefully once the music stops it will be sitting on a pair of newly refurbished bogies! While waiting for axle box shims to...

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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an initial three-year period with options for...

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Project moves to...

21 January 1993

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the new ex-LNER class A1 pacific No. 60163, has formed a new company, `The Locomotive Construction Company Limited'. This wholly owned subsidiary...

Road Show in Farnborough

29 August 1991

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The A1 Locomotive Project is to hold its next road show at the Railway Enthusiasts' Club, 103 Hawley Lane, Farnborough, Hants on Friday 27th September at 19:30hrs. The project is breaking new...

2nd Farnborough Roadshow

22 March 1991

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The A1 Locomotive Trust is to hold its second road show at the Railway Enthusiasts' Club, 103 Hawley Lane, Farnborough, Hants on Tuesday 31st March at 19:30hrs.  The project is breaking new ground...

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