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A1SLT Signs Armed Forces Covenant

21 Jun 2024 Friday

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On the evening of Wednesday 12th June, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust officially signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The signatories were AVM Ranald Munro CB CBE TD VR DL, Brigadier Anna Kimber, Captain Will Blackett RN and, from the...

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Tornado Moves to the Great Central

24 May 2024 Friday

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On 23rd May, Tornado left the Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) works bound for the Great Central Railway (GCR).  Following arrival at the railway, there have been a number of small finishing and snagging jobs to complete, but...

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Welding Work Complete

21 May 2024 Tuesday

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We are pleased to report that the welding activity on the boiler of Tornado has been completed and a successful hydraulic test passed to the satisfaction of the inspector. Final reassembly continues with the cab refitted on Monday...

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The Communication Cord

01 May 2005

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord

May 2005

Boiler ordered

21 February 2005

Tornado, Our Latest News

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 [caption...

The Communication Cord

01 February 2005

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Highlander, The Communication Cord

Bond reaches half-way point

28 November 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

£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...

Completion by 2007 possible

17 October 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

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...

Coupling rods fitted

04 October 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

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...

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