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No. 60163 Tornado Update

09 November 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

At the end of September, Tornado's boiler left Darlington Locomotive Works headed for Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) in Loughborough. On arrival, the ashpan was fitted beneath the...

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust...

24 October 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT), the charity who built and operate new steam locomotive No.60163 Tornado and are now nearing completion of a brand new P2 Class locomotive, Prince of Wales,...

September ETCS update

30 September 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

The tender electrical systems are now nearly complete.  All the locker and gauge lighting is in place and working, and the GPS tracker has been wired up and tested.  Only the wiring to...

A1SLT Top Link

29 September 2023

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust launches Top Link "living legacy" campaign. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has always been a forward looking organisation, creating new build...

August ETCS update

09 September 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

Visits to LMS have seen the completion of key electrical work on the cab.  The most important achievement has been the installation of new wiring boxes under both crew seats, where our wiring...

Supporters' Open Day

05 September 2023

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Over 200 people came along to the very first Open Day at the new Darlington Locomotive Works on Saturday 5th August. Supporters and their guests braved torrential rain to get the first look at the...

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