The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust are the builders, owners and operators of new steam locomotive 60163 Tornado, a class A1 Pacific. Following on from the success of Tornado, the Trust are now building a second locomotive, a Gresley class P2, No.2007 Prince of Wales.
On Saturday 9th July The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust are throwing open the doors of the Darlington Locomotive Works on Hopetown Lane for free* and welcoming visitors to see the locomotive and to learn more about both the building of Prince of Wales and the plans for the future. David Elliott, the design engineer for the project will be giving short presentations throughout the day which will be both informing and exciting.
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to see a piece of modern history!
*visitors require a wristband, available free from the Festival, which gives free entry to both the Locomotive Works and the Head of Steam Museum
Venue: The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, Darlington Locomotive Works, Hopetown Lane, Darlington. DL3 6RQ
By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016, 11:40 AM