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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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October 2019

12 October 2019

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

September 2019

13 September 2019

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Summer 2019

02 September 2019

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

August 2019

08 August 2019

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July 2019

14 July 2019

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

25 years ago this day,...

14 July 2019

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust marks birthday before historic first visit of Tornado to Tenby It’s hard to believe that on this day 25 years ago - Wednesday 13th July 1994 - the construction of...