News round-up (4), 2017

New Build Steam

The summer is proving a quiet period for many groups, as members who regularly work on the locomotives take their holidays. Nonetheless, there is plenty of activity to report.

2007 Prince of Wales

The A1 Trust has moved information about both its projects onto a single new website, albeit details about each locomotive resides under a clearly delineated tab at the top of the screen – where there is clearly space to accommodate tabs for future locomotives.

The construction of the P2 is benefiting from the availability of two sets of apprentices: one from Cleveland Bridge (as outlined in the update video above); and another from Virgin Trains. Cleveland Bridge have also agreed to build the tender tank on generous terms. Another recently announced item of corporate support is an agreement with Craftmaster Paints to supply the primers and undercoats for 2007 at preferential rates, and the top…

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