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Tornado update

09 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Following the examination of Tornado’s boiler by officers of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and our boiler inspector we can confirm that repairs to the locomotive are now progressing to an agreed...

Support coach news!

07 July 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Great strides have been made in Darlington and the support coach is now being re-assembled by the dedicated team at Hopetown.  Since the building was originally a carriage works it is most...

July 2010

05 July 2010

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

July 2010

Tornado temporarily withdrawn

28 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

Two suspected faulty stays in Tornado's boiler were identified during a routine inspection of the locomotive by fitters at Stewarts Lane depot on the morning of Saturday 26th June. These faults...

The Border Raider - first pictures!

25 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

We now have the opportunity to view some of the first images taken by our loyal lineside photographers of this epic trip over the Cumbrian fells, click here to see the new page in the gallery.  If...

The Border Raider - timings

22 June 2010

Tornado, Our Latest News

With the weather set fair and and the locomotive in fine fettle, the prospect of an historic run over Shap and back via the Settle and Carlisle route beckons for Tornado.  A very few seats are...