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Getting a tender tanked.

24 Sep 2022 Saturday

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After recently reuniting Tornado's tender frame with the wheel sets, the tender tank was lifted onto the frames. The tender will now receive its top coats of paint ahead of fitting out with ETCS equipment. 

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Musical bogies!

15 Sep 2022 Thursday

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Tornado's support coach, No. 21249, moved from the GCR to Nemesis Rail a few weeks ago for a bogie swap.  Hopefully once the music stops it will be sitting on a pair of newly refurbished bogies! While waiting for axle box shims to...

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'The Aberdonian' - a three year...

17 Aug 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) and DB Cargo UK Ltd are pleased to announce a three year agreement to operate steam hauled charter trains in the U.K. Commencing in 2023, and to run for an initial three-year period with options for...

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April 2020

23 April 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Tornado benefits from P2...

09 April 2020

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Electrical work for No. 2007 Prince of Wales is proceeding well and the system architecture for power generation is now complete, including an automatic method for directing outputs from the two...

Steve Davies MBE appointed new...

31 March 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to announce that Steve Davies MBE has been appointed as Chairman. A former Colonel in the British Army, Steve has been a lifelong railway enthusiast,...

Winter maintenance finale and...

30 March 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Here is a final update on Tornado's winter overhaul by Richard Pearson - all photos by Richard Pearson. On 17th March, our insurance company issued the new annual boiler insurance certificates,...

Late March overhaul update

25 March 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Here is another update from Richard Pearson following the progress of Tornado’s winter overhaul.  All photos by Richard Pearson. In order to ensure we have the funds available for No....

March 2020

23 March 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

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