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Roadshow - London Transport...

17 August 2022

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We are sorry to say that the Roadshow planned this Saturday, 20th August, at the London Transport Museum, has had to be postponed due to the ongoing rail strikes.  Saturday's industrial...

Overhaul progress at LMS - August

16 August 2022

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Without the pace slackening at all, further refurbished components have been arriving at Locomotive Maintenance Services in Loughborough and fitted to No. 60163. To support Tornado's overhaul,...

This week in Darlington

05 August 2022

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​A round up of activity in the first week of August at Darlington Locomotive Works. The paid engineering staff and contractors work closely with volunteers to deliver testing and refurbishment of...

Tornado's driving wheels have...

02 August 2022

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It was recognised that as part of Tornado’s overhaul, the driving wheels would require new tyres, the first new set since the engine steamed in 2008. Since then, the wheels have covered...

Delays to Tornado's overhaul

28 July 2022

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From the start of the overhaul we have looked forward to Tornado being back in steam this summer. However we have uncovered more components in need of refurbishment and have also faced...

Further progress - July

22 July 2022

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Steady progress continues to be made on multiple fronts to ensure that the locomotive is ready for the return of the wheelsets and boiler.

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