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ETCS Installation Progress

12 Nov 2022 Saturday

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Our Director of Electrical Engineering, Rob Morland, and Design Engineer, Alan Parkin, completed a successful three days at Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) in Loughborough.  Most of the work was on Tornado's tender.  Alan...

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The new V4, No. 3403, will be...

26 Oct 2022 Wednesday

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is pleased to announce that their next new build steam locomotive project will be called Highlander. Announced at the A1SLT Annual Convention on Saturday 22nd October, following consultation with...

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Darlington Locomotive Works 2

10 Oct 2022 Monday

We are delighted to bring you a regularly updated review of progress from the construction of our new 'home' in Darlington.

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Tornado, Prince of Wales, Anon


Early in 2021 Darlington Council made public their ambitions for the Railway Heritage Quarter and residents and businesses were invited to have their say on the proposals for the redevelopment of the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway...

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January 2020

10 January 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

December 2019

16 December 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Autumn 2019

05 December 2019

Tornado, The Communication Cord, Prince of Wales, The Communication Cord, Anon, The Communication Cord

November 2019

10 November 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado on the Severn Valley...

09 November 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado will make a welcome return to the Railway on November 9th, 10th, 17th and 24th hauling two services out of Kidderminster and two services out of Bridgnorth.  Passengers can ride behind...

Steve Davies MBE joins A1 Trust...

16 October 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Steve Davies, MBE, joins board of Trustees of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to announce that Steve Davies MBE has been appointed to its Board of...