Tornado News

Tornado News

It has been announced that 60163 Tornado will be the engine to haul the first three Torbay Express steam trains this coming summer. The dates are on Sundays June 18th, July 2nd and July 23rd. This is in addition to appearing on the Cornishman on Monday 29th May. The...
Early warning of Tornado at Dawlish

Early warning of Tornado at Dawlish

The steam engine Tornado is making news currently heralding the impending re-opening of the Settle to Carlisle railway line to normal through workings. A landslip of some 500,000 tons resulted in the line being closed near Armathwaite on 9th February 2016 meaning...
The Royal Duchy 2nd October 2016

The Royal Duchy 2nd October 2016

Today saw the last of this year’s planned steam tours but sadly the steam turned to diesel owing to the Duchess of Sutherland having a mishap at Butterley and derailing. Unfortunately this happened too late for another steam locomotive to be substituted and so...