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New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul.
The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official engagement at the end of March. Unfortunately,...
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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,...
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
01 February 2005
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord
28 November 2004
£½ MILLION BOND ISSUE REACHES HALFWAY POINT
New steam locomotive on track to be in steam by end of 2007
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new...
17 October 2004
TORNADO TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE YEARS
Coal fired No. 60163 in steam by end of 2007 and on mainline in 2008?
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first...
04 October 2004
MAJOR STEP FORWARD AS NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BECOMES A ‘PACIFIC’
Coupling rods fitted to Tornado at Darlington Locomotive Works
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...
01 October 2004