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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,...
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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...
18 August 2020
Tornado masquerades as Saint Mungo in honour of the latter's role in the formation of the Trust - Steve Davies
(No. 60163 was specially prepared for a Steam Railway magazine cover photo before...
15 August 2020
Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph
24 July 2020
At the end of July Tornado was back in steam on the main line for a test run to Carnforth ahead of work on the support coach.
We were delighted to see the engine in fine fettle after spending...
10 July 2020
27 June 2020
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...
23 June 2020