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13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Now that the boiler is back on British soil, and strides are being made in Darlington to have it steam tested and re-cladded within the next few weeks, it's all hand on in Loughborough to ensure that the frames are aligned and other...

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Boiler overhaul progress at DLW

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Since its arrival back at Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW), Tornado's boiler has been subject to much activity with the replacement of many of the overhauled fittings and a start made on recladding the cleaned and painted boiler...

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The Boiler's Back In Town

12 Dec 2022 Monday

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Tornado's boiler this morning arrived back at Darlington Locomotive Works following a nine month overhaul at DB Meiningen, Germany. The long journey home began on Friday, around a week after the boiler passed its hydraulic test. The...

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July 2020

10 July 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Jim Smith

27 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

It is with the greatest of sadness that the Trust learned today that one of its firmest friends had passed away. Jim Smith has been a friend of the Trust for around 20 years, and for many of our...

June 2020

23 June 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Tornado on the move at York!

18 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Most will be aware that just as the Covid-19 lockdown was beginning to bite, we moved Tornado to the Railway Museum at York.  This should have been ahead of our first railtour this year on 21st...

2020 Railtours update

16 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

With shops re-opening this week, we are all probably wondering what “the new normal” will look like as we continue to emerge from Covid-19 lockdown. We are very much looking forward to the time...

Full steam ahead with new...

05 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

One year on significant progress made on two new boilers for Prince of Wales and Tornado We are delighted to announce that significant progress has been made on our two new boilers.  In June...

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