APT Configurations


APT-E (Experimental)

PC1 - TC1 - TC2 - PC2

See Paul's Railway Web Pages 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)

200 km/h 1+11 low-powered version

DTSTSTSTRBSTFTBFNDMTBFTFTRBSTSDTS

250 km/h 2+12 high-powered version (Three of these prototype trains were built, together with a spare Driving Trailer Second SD3 and Trailer Brake First FV3)

DTSTSTRBSTUTFTBFNDMNDMTBFTFTUTRBSTSDTS

250 km/h 2+14 stretched version

DTSTSTSTSTRBSTFTBFNDMNDMTBFTFTRBSTSTSTSDTS

 

Proposed APT-S (Squadron)

EDP4S3S2S2S2S2SC2F2F2F3DAV4

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

APT-S 1+8 version

EDP4S3S2S3S3SC2F2FV3DAV4

APT-S 1+9 version

EDP4S3S2S3S3SC2F2F2FV3DAV4

APT-S 1+10 version

EDP4S3S2S2S3S3SC2F2F2FV3DAV4

 

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.

DTSTBFRDB977527NDM

 

APT-Q

The proposal to quickly convert the three APT-Ps into six APT-Qs required only the design and construction of six driving trailer cars.

DTSTSTRBSTUTFTBFNDMDAV4

NOTE: Vehicle liveries and bodyside layouts are for illustrative purposes only.

Evidence of other Proposed Versions

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

Proposed Versions of APT


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Last Revised: 08.11.2018 13:04
by R G Latham
© 1998