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  • A1 trust reveals key design changes for new Gresley ‘V4’

    A1 trust reveals key design changes for new Gresley ‘V4’

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    THE A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) is making headway with preparations to launch its project to build new Gresley class ‘V4’ No. 3403 in the spring of 2020. The trust has also revealed some of the improvements it will incorporate into the design, based on 10 years’ operation of ‘A1’ No. 60163 Tornado. The design will largely…

  • Coming up in Issue 253 of HR: New V4: plan of action ahead of 2020 launch

    Coming up in Issue 253 of HR: New V4: plan of action ahead of 2020 launch

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    A BLUEPRINT for the strategy to build a new Gresley LNER V4 2-8-2 has been drawn up prior to the formal launch of the project. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, which 29 years ago drew up plans for a new Peppercorn A1 Pacific which materialised as No. 60163 Tornado and is now one of the…

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