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PM Visits DLW

2 Apr 2024 Tuesday

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We were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, and our local MP, Peter Gibson, to Darlington Locomotive Works today. The visit enabled the PM to hear an update on A1 Tornado, P2 Prince of Wales and see the continuing works...

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Tornado Returns to the Settle...

27 Mar 2024 Wednesday

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Following completion of a major £1m overhaul A1 class, No. 60163 Tornado will return to the national network this summer, with its first train in June 2024 from the East Midlands and Yorkshire to the iconic Settle and Carlisle...

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New Dates for Nene Valley Visit

1 Mar 2024 Friday

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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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First wheels fitted

02 October 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

FIRST WHEELS FITTED TO NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TORNADO Significant new developments at Darlington Locomotive Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first...

New Chairman appointed

24 July 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

THE A1 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TRUST APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN David Champion resigns due to family and business reasons. The trustees of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

All six driving wheels completed

14 July 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

ALL SIX 6ft 8in DRIVING WHEELS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE COMPLETED Finished wheelsets delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works and trial fitted to axleboxes The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust,...

Motion components forged

20 April 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

MAJOR STEP FORWARD FOR NEW 21ST CENTURY STEAM LOCOMOTIVE   Major Motion Components Forged The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam...

Apprentices taken on

20 March 2000

Tornado, Our Latest News

NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE APPRENTICES FOR 21ST CENTURY   First outside contract for Darlington Locomotive Works New steam locomotive apprentices are being hired to build new steam locomotives...

250 Attend Convention

20 December 1999

Tornado, Our Latest News

FIRST MOTION COMPONENTS FOR  NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DELIVERED 250 attend Convention to see Tornado’s ‘face’ for the first time The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

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