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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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Macready's sponsorship announced

12 January 1994

Tornado, Our Latest News

MAJOR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH STEEL STOCKHOLDER MACREADYS The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, the first...

Specification and support coach

10 December 1993

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A1 PROJECT ON-TRACK FOR LAYING FRAMES OF FIRST MAINLINE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FOR OVER 30 YEARS IN MARCH 1994 Locomotive specification finalised and support coach acquired.  Appeal for specialist...

Agreement with Doncaster...

09 July 1993

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A1SLT SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH DONCASTER COUNCIL Locomotive will be built in Doncaster - A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Limited awarded Charitable Status. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is...

Latest Computer Technology used...

19 April 1993

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the new ex-LNER Class A1 Pacific No. 60163, continued to move forward during March and April 1993. ENGINEERING UPDATE Drawings - During the...

Project moves to...

21 January 1993

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which is building the new ex-LNER class A1 pacific No. 60163, has formed a new company, `The Locomotive Construction Company Limited'. This wholly owned subsidiary...

Road Show in Farnborough

29 August 1991

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The A1 Locomotive Project is to hold its next road show at the Railway Enthusiasts' Club, 103 Hawley Lane, Farnborough, Hants on Friday 27th September at 19:30hrs. The project is breaking new...

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