APT-P Construction


Trailer Cars

Built at BREL Derby Litchurch Lane Works the six types of trailer cars used large aluminium extrusions welded together to form a shell 40% lighter than a conventional steel bodied coach.

APT-P trailer vehicle under construction APT-P trailer vehicle under construction APT-P trailer vehicle under construction APT-P trailer vehicle under construction

PDF Alusuisse puts aluminium in motion (2.52MB) British Rail APT Passenger coach in self-supporting, welded aluminium design.

ALUSUISSE

Power Cars

The APT-P power cars were constructed at BREL Derby Locomotive Works as lightweight steel semi-monocoque structures with deep side skirts.

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APT-P power car under construction


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Last Revised: 30.08.2021 12:51
by R G Latham
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