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Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024 Friday

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Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time difficult as they would have risked being out of date as...

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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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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...

Annual spend reaches Quarter...

02 August 1999

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ANNUAL EXPENDITURE ON BUILDING NEW PEPPERCORN CLASS A1 REACHES £¼ MILLION Enough to restore more than one Barry wreck per year! The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is...

Smokebox nears completion

28 July 1999

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NEW STEAM LOCO ON WHEELS BY AUTUMN Smokebox nearing completion in Darlington Locomotive Works. Two tenders and 90mph running for Tornado. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered...

First wheels on axles

30 April 1999

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FIRST WHEELS ON AXLES OF NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE Rape seed oil from Tesco's put to a novel use The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline...

First motion components ordered

20 March 1999

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A1 TRUST ORDERS FIRST MOTION COMPONENTS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for...

New Award scheme launched

21 December 1998

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A1 TRUST LAUNCHES AWARD SCHEME AND NEW COVENANTS TO DOUBLE GROWTH RATE   Major advances at Darlington Locomotive Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building...

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