60163 Tornado, North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Legendary locomotive, 60163 Tornado was built from new and moved under her own steam in 2008, since then this stunning locomotive has gone on to be one of the most sought after locomotives for people to travel behind and photograph.
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, a registered charity, built Peppercorn class A1 Pacific 60163 Tornado at its Darlington Locomotive Works. Fitted with additional water capacity and the latest railway safety electronics, Tornado is fully equipped for today’s main line railway.
After 18 years of construction and fundraising, the £3million locomotive was completed in August 2008. Tornado was named by HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of
Cornwall at York station on 19th February 2009. Frequently headlined in the press and on TV and radio, Tornado was the subject of a BBC documentary ‘Absolutely Chuffed: The Men Who Built a Steam Engine’ and featured in ‘The Race to the North’ on Top Gear.
You too can now travel on return journey from Grosmont to Pickering and back behind this locomotive, all be it at a much more sedate speed, through the stunning North York Moors National Park.
Price includes a journey from Grosmont departing at 12.40pm to Pickering. The
journey is 2 hours in total with a 30 minute stop at Pickering. Returning at 3pm and free time at the station until 4pm.
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