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9 Dec 2022 Friday

Tornado’s boiler leaves DB Meiningen

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We are delighted to bring you the excellent news that Tornado's boiler passed its hydraulic tests last week and is today leaving DB Meiningen headed back to the UK. Whilst in Germany, Tornado's boiler was extensively...

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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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Further Heavy Overhaul Update

11 March 2022

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Those of you who have followed previous reports will recognise that we are now seven weeks into the overhaul of Tornado.  Good progress has been made since we started.  From this...

The Trust appoints Director of...

09 March 2022

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To meet the demands of a growing organisation, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has created the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to oversee all aspects of PR, promotion and...

First sod cut at the new...

04 March 2022

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Work has now officially begun on Darlington’s Railway Heritage Quarter which provides a new home for the Trust and will be at the heart of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington...

Heavy overhaul update

25 February 2022

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The temporary workshop has been completed at Locomotive Maintenance Services, bar a few final touches, and the lighting and shelving are finished with items already in undercover storage, freeing...

An update on the progress of...

11 February 2022

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Tornado's current boiler was lifted today, Friday 11th February. In a change to the original plan, it will be transported to Meiningen to be serviced and returned to the UK. We are taking this...

Tornado overhaul update

11 February 2022

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Regular followers of Tornado will be aware that we took the difficult decision to withdraw her early from mainline operations in November last year following the discovery of wheel flats on the...

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