Category Archives: Projects

2012 Bio-fuel trials

In the spring and summer, of 2012 ASTT undertook trials using compressed wood chips, wood briquettes, torrefied wood and bio-coal, aimed at gaining an understanding of what might be achieved using these alternative fuels. The plan was to start the trials on miniature locomotives and then provided trials were successful, scale up to narrow gauge, […]

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The Revolution Project – a new concept in steam.

Members who attended ASTT’s 2023 AGM or ASTT’s 2022 conference in Darlington, will have an appreciation of the work that Jamie Keyte has put into developing his concept for a revolutionary new steam loco which he has aptly named “Revolution”.   Rather than aiming for high performance and thermal efficiency, the emphasis is on developing a […]

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