The development of British Rail's Advanced Passenger Train (APT) is based on laboratory and test track experiments on suspensions, power systems and braking and structures for this new generation of high speed trains. Recent results of this development program are reviewed and the present status of the new innovations embraced in the APT concept discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Intersociety Conference on Transportation, September 23-27, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Railway Technical Center

    London Road, Wilmorton Derby
    Derby,   England 
  • Authors:
    • WICKENS, A H
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050052
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ASME Journal of Mechanical Engineering
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 73-ICT-16
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1974 12:00AM