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Vacancy: Engineering Technician

09 July 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Vacancy: Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach Fitter) The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is recruiting again and is seeking an Engineering Technician (Steam Locomotive & Coach...

Cylinder Manufacturing Club...

30 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The Cylinder Manufacturing Club - Putting the horsepower into Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive. Progress on the construction of our new Gresley class P2 ‘Mikado’ is moving forward...

Two connecting rods delivered

22 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

We are pleased to announce that both machined outside connecting rods have now been delivered to Darlington Locomotive Works only seven years after the launch of the project. The fundraising...

3D Printing to aid P2 construction

09 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Since Christmas 2020 the project’s engineering team have been working with WMG to create a one-third scale working model of the cambox for the Lentz-Franklin valve gear. WMG’s SME Team works with...

Hornby's new P2 models

02 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

The announcement of Hornby’s new range of LNER Class P2 locomotives was without doubt one of the highlights of the 2021 range. It is always exciting to begin development on a large locomotive but...

Studying the Coanda effect

01 June 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

As part of the continued application of modern techniques in the design and development of the improved class P2, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has commissioned Frewer & Co Engineers Ltd of...

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