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June ETCS update

09 August 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

We have continued to make good progress on the electrical aspects of the overhaul and the fitting of ETCS to Tornado.  For ETCS we are working in partnership with SNC-Lavalin and Thales on...

Success! Tornado's boiler...

12 July 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

After months of frustration and hard work on Tornado's boiler, we are delighted to report that following a successful hydraulic text last week, the boiler today passed its steam test. BES...

July overhaul update

07 July 2023

Tornado, Our Latest News

The work on Tornado continues in Loughborough and Darlington. At LMS's works, we are now on the final straight ahead of re-wheeling the frames. During the overhaul we were aware of a minor...

Spring 2023

27 June 2023

The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord, The Communication Cord

The 'Aberdonian' programme

15 June 2023

Our Latest News

As you will be aware, our flagship locomotive No. 60163 Tornado has been under overhaul for an extended period. This is primarily due to additional work needed to repair the boiler. We...

A New Home for The A1 Steam...

26 May 2023

Our Latest News, Our Latest News

In a bitter sweet moment, the Trust has this week vacated the historic Carriage Works on Hopetown Lane, Darlington. We left our home of more than 25 years, to move across the tracks to a...