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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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New Dates for Nene Valley Visit

1 Mar 2024 Friday

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  New build A1 Class locomotive, No. 60163 Tornado, is approaching the end of a major overhaul. The locomotive was committed to visit the Nene Valley Railway (NVR) as its first official engagement at the end of March. Unfortunately,...

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December 2020

11 December 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Autumn 2020

02 December 2020

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

Happy 30th Birthday!

18 November 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

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...

November 2020

13 November 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

October 2020

10 October 2020

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

A1SLT receives lifeline grant...

09 October 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery...