APT Configurations


APT-E (Experimental)

PC1 - TC1 - TC2 - PC2

See www.APT-E.org for more photographs and information about the Experimental Advanced Passenger Train (APT-E). Including how to join the APT-E Conservation & Support Group at Locomotion the NRM at Shildon.

 

APT-P (Pre-Production Prototype)

Three of these prototype trains were built, together with a spare Driving Trailer Second SD3 and Trailer Brake First FV3.

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Earlier drawings show the use of two Trailer Second S2 in each rake and no Trailer Unclassed U2.

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Proposed APT-S (Squadron)

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Later plans, shown below, did not require the design of the F3 trailer car, but instead used the FV3.

APT-S 1+8 version

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APT-S 1+9 version

EDP4S3S2S3S3SC2F2F2FV3DAV4

APT-S 1+10 version

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Proposed APT-U (Ultimate)

APT-U 2+10 version

EP3/1SV4S4S4S4S4SC4F4F4F4FV4EP3/1

APT-U 2+12 version

EP3/1SV4S4S4S4S4S4S4SC4F4F4F4FV4EP3/1

 

APT-D (Development)

The Intercity Development Train (APT-D) was used in the design of the Mark IV coaching stock.

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Proposed APT-Q

This idea to quickly convert the three APT-Ps into six APT-Qs requiring only the design and construction of six driving trailer cars.

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Powered axles are shown flashing.
Vehicle liveries and body-side layouts are for illustrative purposes only.

 

Evidence of other versions

A document from the CM&EE Department dated June 1977 includes a reference to APTs for The Channel Tunnel, The Southern Region also a Diesel powered version.

Proposed Versions of APT

Separate First and Second Class Trailer Rakes.

  1st Class Trailer Rake Power Car
2nd Class Trailer Rake
Vehicle Type
Driving Trailer
Intermediate Trailer
Van Trailer
Van Trailer
Intermediate Trailer

Driving Trailer

No. of Seats
36
Ordinary = 48
Kitchen = 24
24
-
36
Ordinary = 72
Galley = 56
51
Vehicle Length
21.6 m
21.0 m
21.1 m
20.4 m
21.1 m
21.0 m
21.6 m
Axle Load
120/140 kN
140 kN
140/120 kN
170 kN
120/140 kN
140 kN
140/120 kN
Traction Power
-
-
-
3 MW
(at rails)
-
-
-
Auxiliary Power
Diesel-Generator
250 kVA emergency
-
Motor-Alternator
450 kVA
-
Motor-Alternator
450 kVA
-
Diesel-Generator
250 kVA emergency

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Last Revised: 09.07.2021 9:17
by R G Latham
© 1998