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Gearing up for the return of...

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Now that the boiler is back on British soil, and strides are being made in Darlington to have it steam tested and re-cladded within the next few weeks, it's all hand on in Loughborough to ensure that the frames are aligned and other...

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Boiler overhaul progress at DLW

13 Jan 2023 Friday

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Since its arrival back at Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW), Tornado's boiler has been subject to much activity with the replacement of many of the overhauled fittings and a start made on recladding the cleaned and painted boiler...

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The Boiler's Back In Town

12 Dec 2022 Monday

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Tornado's boiler this morning arrived back at Darlington Locomotive Works following a nine month overhaul at DB Meiningen, Germany. The long journey home began on Friday, around a week after the boiler passed its hydraulic test. The...

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25 years ago..... the Trust...

30 June 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Twenty five years ago, in June 1994, we made the following announcement: The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust announced today that it was opening a register for those interested in helping to build a...

Vacancy: Steam Locomotive Fitter

23 June 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Vacancy: Steam Locomotive Fitter (Engineering Technician) *Previous applicants need not re-apply* An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) as an Steam...

Vacancy: Senior Steam...

23 June 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

Vacancy: Senior Steam Locomotive Fitter (Engineering Technician)  *Previous applicants need not re-apply* An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) as...

Boilers - an heir and a spare!

21 June 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust places million-pound order for two new boilers for steam locomotives Prince of Wales and Tornado. We are pleased to announce that we have placed a £1m order with...

Tornado Railtours booking...

21 June 2019

Tornado, Our Latest News

There has been an exciting change at our Darlington base as we start taking bookings 'in house' for the first time!  Over the past few months our website and in house systems have been upgraded to...

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