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Welder Shortage Delays A1 Return

10 May 2024 Friday

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Over the last month the situation has been fluid, as happens with many projects as they reach their conclusion. There have been many variations to the plan, making updates before this time difficult as they would have risked being out of date as...

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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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A1 Steam Locomotive Trust to...

03 April 2021

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) to receive £11,100 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit...

New railway art unveiled in...

19 March 2021

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A new art installation has been unveiled in Darlington to help celebrate the town’s rich railway heritage. The piece of public art takes pride of place on a key route into the town centre, the...

Winter 2021

16 March 2021

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12 March 2021

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14 February 2021

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11 January 2021

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