APT Postcards


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OUR IRON ROADS: A SERIES OF 64 PRINTS

Published at Bridgnorth, Salop by PRESCOTT-PICKUP & CO. LTD.

APT at Derby Works

APT at Derby Works

Printed by Kingsbury Press Doncaster

British electric APT-train Top speed 250 km/h

Britse elektrische APT-Trein

Published by Creative Communications International.
Photograph by courtesy of British Rail

HST & APT

H.S.T. and A.P.T. at Glasgow Shields Road depot on the 15th September 1978

© OPC Collector's Series: Set 6 No 86
Photo: T Noble

APT and HST

APT and HST

P224 APT and HST. The rivals standing side by side at Bold Colliery waiting to take their place in the Rainhill Procession, May 1980.

AFTER THE BATTLE 3 New Plaistow Road London E15 3JA

ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN

ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN

J2 ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN No. 370 004 at the Rainhill Trials procession, 1980 © T. Boustead

AFTER THE BATTLE 3 New Plaistow Road London E15 3JA

ROCKET 150

COLLECTORS SERIES 4 No. 40

LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY
"ROCKET 150"

ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN

Printed by Ergoprint Ltd. Bolton

APT 370 003

APT 370 003

P223 APT 370 003 south of Polesworth whilst completing trial runs between Stafford and Rugby, June 4, 1980.

AFTER THE BATTLE 3 New Plaistow Road London E15 3JA

The shape of travel to come

The shape of travel to come
Takes off between Glasgow, Preston and London Euston
The most Advanced Passenger Train

Published by British Rail (LM and Sc Regions)
Printed in England by Lonsdale & Bartholomew Ltd. Nottingham

British Rail

British Rail

Monday 7th December 1981 saw the public service inauguration of the articulated, tilting Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train, from Glasgow Central to London Euston. On the return leg the special APT formation of eight passenger cars and two power cars stands at Preston station's Platform 3 while passengers board.

LOCO 100
Photo: R Sutcliffe / Colour-Rail

British Rail's 155mph Advanced Passenger Train

British Rail's 155mph Advanced Passenger Train

The Advanced Passenger Train is a major British railway engineering achievement. Its revolutionary features represent the culmination of years of imaginative research, planning, production and testing which have given Britain and British Rail a world leadin the sphere of fast and comfortable railway travel.

0283 CHARLES SKILTON & FRY LTD

Postcard 38, 2nd Series

Postcard 38, 2nd Series

On 19/11/1986, 86221 stands at the platform road in Crewe station as experimental APT set 370003 passes through on a test run. The APT's test programme was terminated in December '86 with all units being withdrawn for disposal. (Mike Miller)

Published by Rail Photoprints, Temple Cloud, Nr. Bristol BS18 5DT

10547663

10547663

National Railway Museum © NRM/Science & Society Picture Library. Licensed by SCMG Enterprises Ltd. Every Purchase supports the museum www.NRM.org.uk

Printed & Distributed in the UK by Star Editions Ltd.

The Crewe Heritage Centre

The Crewe Heritage Centre

Photograph: Crewe Heritage Centre APT

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