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Doing the loco's motion!

25 October 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Further significant progress is being made on the locomotive's motion.  All the heavy motion components have now been ordered from Stephenson (Engineering) Ltd of Atherton and work started on...

The P2 at the 'Great Electric...

17 October 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Hornby Magazine substituted a 'virtual' exhibition for their annual show, a two hour long YouTube video featuring many of the exhibitors and their models as well as prototypical projects such as...

Full steam ahead for the "Heir"...

01 October 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are delighted to announce that significant progress has been made on our two new boilers.  In June 2019 the Trust placed a £1m order with Dampflokwerk Meiningen (Steam Locomotive Works...

First heavy motion components...

29 September 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are happy to report that the first completed heavy motion – two intermediate coupling rods - has been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works only seven years after the launch of the project...

2020 'Virtual' Convention

26 September 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

For the first time ever our annual convention has gone virtual. It is now available for general viewing so learn more about the construction of the P2, new tours for Tornado and much more by...

Cylinder and valve gear development

12 September 2020

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Whilst Alan Parkin has been developing manufacturing drawings for the cylinder block, David Elliott has resolved one of the more tricky design issues with the poppet valve gear. One of the...

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