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Army on Track at DLW

17 Jul 2024 Wednesday

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Now that the dust has settled after the election, and rules around purdah lifted, we can tell you all about the hive of activity at DLW at the start of June! In the first weekend in June, 507 STRE (Railway Infrastructure) Royal Engineers...

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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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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...

The Communication Cord

01 October 2004

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

Boiler supplier choosen

09 August 2004

Tornado, Our Latest News

MAJOR STEP FORWARD AS BOILER SUPPLIER CHOSEN FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE Contract to redesign boiler of No. 60163 Tornado to meet 21st Century requirements agreed The A1 Steam Locomotive...

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

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...

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