The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is delighted to announce that Tornado's
boiler today passed its hydraulic test at DB Meiningen, Germany at 375psi. The boiler will shortly be dispatched to the National Railway Museum, York, where commissioning and re-assembly of the locomotive will take place.
first main line railtour will be 'The Cathedrals Express' from London to Bath & Bristol onThursday 26th May 2011 for Steam Dreams.
Tornado's boiler is grit blasted ready for the boiler test - David Elliott