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Changes to Tornado's tour diary

03 August 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is disappointed to announce that Tornado will not now be hauling any of the 2010 season's 'Torbay Express' excursions from Bristol to Paignton and Kingswear as...

Tornado's boiler passes steam test

01 August 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is pleased to announce that Tornado's boiler successfully passed its steam test today (Sunday 1st August) at 13:30hrs at Hither Green depot. Tornado is still expected...

Tornado's Boiler Passes...

29 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam locomotive Trust is pleased to announce that Tornado's boiler has successfully passed its hydraulic test following remedial work at Hither Green depot. A steam test is planned for the...

Tornado update - 24th July 2010

24 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Engineers from The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have now completed the removal of over 150 stays (out of a total of more than 2,000) from the side and back of Tornado's firebox above the foundation...

Tornado Update

21 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is pleased to report that all NDT of boiler plate work has revealed no defects, cracks or grooving  and that following its summer vacation closure DB Meiningen...

Bluebell Railway 50th Anniversary

19 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trusts regrets that Tornado will not now be visiting the Bluebell Railway to participate in its 50th Anniversary celebrations due to on-going repairs at Hither Green...

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