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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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Rolls-Royce to support Trust

16 April 1998

Tornado, Our Latest News

ROLLS-ROYCE TO SPONSOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE NAMED TORNADO Smokebox delivered to Works The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam...

£300,000 in grants awarded

21 November 1996

Tornado, Our Latest News

Annual Convention Overwhelming Success The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for almost 40 years, has been...

Dedicated Covenant scheme launched

21 November 1996

Tornado, Our Latest News

Dedicated Covenanting Scheme Launched by A1 Project The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity that is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for almost 40...

45% complete, Darlington agreement

24 April 1996

Tornado, Our Latest News

NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 'TORNADO' NOW 45% COMPLETE PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR DARLINGTON STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WORKS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE NEW SPONSOR SUPPLYING PAINTS The A1 Steam...

Inside cylinder to be cast

26 May 1995

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CYLINDERS FOR NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE CAST BY  BRITISH STEEL ENGINEERING Inside cylinder to be cast in June The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the first new mainline steam...

Agreement with Darlington Council

10 March 1995

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NEW STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TO BE ERECTED IN DARLINGTON Ceremonial key to new locomotive works handed over to designer's widow The Project to build the first new mainline steam locomotive in...

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