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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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Bond Issue Launched

31 March 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BOND ISSUE Haft-million pound 4% unsecured bearer bonds launched to accelerate completion of No. 60163 Tornado The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the...

Local MP Alan Milburn Supports...

22 January 2004

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LOCAL MP PRAISES TORNADO PROJECT The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new main line steam locomotive in Britain for over 40 years, today welcomed the...

Local MP Praised Project

22 January 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

LOCAL MP PRAISES TORNADO PROJECT The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new main line steam locomotive in Britain for over 40 years, today welcomed the...

Tornado moves on own wheels for...

05 October 2002

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE MOVES FOR FIRST TIME ON OWN WHEELS 150 to attend Convention to review progress The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new...

To move on own wheels

29 September 2002

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO MOVE FOR FIRST TIME ON SATURDAY 150 to attend Convention on Saturday 5th October to review progress The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

More progress

03 August 2002

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MORE PROGRESS ON NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building, Tornado, the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for 40 years...

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