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

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

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