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Tornado temporarily withdrawn

28 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Two suspected faulty stays in Tornado's boiler were identified during a routine inspection of the locomotive by fitters at Stewarts Lane depot on the morning of Saturday 26th June. These faults...

The Border Raider - first pictures!

25 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

We now have the opportunity to view some of the first images taken by our loyal lineside photographers of this epic trip over the Cumbrian fells, click here to see the new page in the gallery.  If...

The Border Raider - timings

22 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

With the weather set fair and and the locomotive in fine fettle, the prospect of an historic run over Shap and back via the Settle and Carlisle route beckons for Tornado.  A very few seats are...

Tornado on the VSOE 'British...

18 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust can confirm that 60163 Tornado will be hauling the Venice Simplon Orient-Express 'British Pullman' on Saturday 19th June. The train will depart London Victoria at...

22nd June - history made in York

16 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

LOCOMOTIVES CREATE HISTORY IN YORK   History will be created in York next week when the city plays host to some spectacular sights at the National Railway Museum (NRM).  Two of the world’s most...

Escape the World Cup with steam!

15 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Escape the World Cup Final with the Romance of Steam   For football fans the World Cup Final on Sunday 11th July 2010 will be the most exciting and eagerly awaited day of the year. But many...