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Over 200 people came along to the very first Open Day at the new Darlington Locomotive Works on Saturday 5th August. Supporters and their guests braved torrential rain to get the first look at the inside of the new home for the Trust. Chairman,...
Our Latest News
The last week of August has seen some big milestones hit in Tornado's overhaul. In Loughborough, the driving wheels have been returned to the frames: a significant step fowards! The boiler is now complete; following successful hydraulic...
Tornado, Our Latest News
After months of frustration and hard work on Tornado's boiler, we are delighted to report that following a successful hydraulic text last week, the boiler today passed its steam test. BES Boiler Inspector Peter Cairns shook hands...
27 December 2020
Our last update saw Tornado just after the locomotive had been repainted in West Coast Railway’s paint shop. On Tuesday 1st September, the day we had been waiting for eventually arrived and No....
11 December 2020
Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph
02 December 2020
Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord
18 November 2020
SUPPORTING OUR BIRTHDAY APPEALS
It’s hard to believe that it is now 30 years since The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust was formed to build a new Peppercorn class A1 ‘Pacific’. The original A1s were...
13 November 2020
10 October 2020