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The APT-E Conservation & Support Group at the National Railway Museum

APT-E Engineering Heritage Award winner

No 84.

NEWS UPDATE 111.

   Updated 24th  March 2017.

The first meeting took place at the NRM on the 1st April 2000,   in total 8 members of the group were able to attend.  

Click here or the above picture for a larger version.

Left to right : Richard Gibbon, , Tony Cassidy, Rob Latham, (Front Centre) - Kit Spackman,

(Back) - David Leadley, June Leadley, Simon Argyle, Paul Leadley

The group were delighted to meet Kit Spackman who worked as head tilt engineer during the APT-E project.

Several topic were discussed,   the main ones being in two categories :

SHORT TERM OBJECTIVES.

 1.  Weatherproofing

2. Stop any further degradation of the train

3. Record sound archive of the existing "Old Team"

4. Raise the profile of the APT-E group project

5. Make an inventory of APT-E and find out what we need.

LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE.

 1. Make the APT-E fit for display

2. Ensure the long term survival of APT-E

3. Tell the magic story of the APT for future generations.

Report Updates

Click here to see the working day report for the 06th May 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th June 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 19th August 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 14th October 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 4th November 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 9th December 2000.

Click here to see the working day report for the 3rd February 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 3rd March 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 7th April 2001.

>>APT-E OPEN WEEKEND, 13th - 16th April ,EASTER 2001.<<

Click here to see the working day report for the 5th May 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 9th June 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 14th July 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 18th August 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 15th September 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 13th October 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th November 2001.

Click here to see the working day report for the 12th January 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 9th February 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 23rd March 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 20th April 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 18th May 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 15th June 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 13th July 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th August 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 21st September 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 25th October 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 26th November 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 14th December 2002.

Click here to see the working day report for the 18th January 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 8th February 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 15th March 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 19th April 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th May 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 21st June 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 19th July 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 16th August 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 20th September 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 18th October 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 15th November 2003.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th January 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 21st February 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 20th March 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th April 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 15th May 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 19th June 2004.

Click here to see the working day report for the 17th July 2004.

APT-E Move to Shildon gets underway - TC2 the first to leave NRM.

The rest of E train is split for the first time in 30 years

Final phase of the E train move is completed.

  Cab-it weekend at Shildon 13th and 14th January 2007.

Group meeting with NRM about future of APT-E on the 12th October 2007

Support group heavily involved with the technical details for RAW Television programme.

** HSFV1 Project.      WE HAVE DONE IT.  10th July 2010. **

** NEWS ** APT-E Conservation re-starts ** NEWS **

13th July 2010.  The first workday in more than 5 years.

Workday report for 6th August 2010.

NEW >> APT-E Group Re-launch Public Event :- 6th and 7th November 2010 << NEW

Workday report for the 15th October 2010.

Record Breakers Cab-it Event Report / APT-E Group Re-launch 6th/7th Nov 2010.

Workday Report for the 5th March 2011.

Workkday Report for the 2nd April 2011.

Workday Report for the 26th April 2011.

Workday Report for the 18th June 2011.

Workday Report for the 16th July 2011.

HSFV1 -- Workday report 1 & 2 for the HSFV1 Project.

Workday Report for the 30th July 2011.

APT-E Team re-union event report.

Mels brilliant VIP / TC1 bulkhead project.

Kit & Mels 14/15/16th March Workdays.

Workday report for the 14th April 2012.

Workday report for Saturday 19th May 2012.

Workday reoprt for Saturday    16th June    2012  Cab it Weekend.

Workday report for Saturday 3rd November 2012, Cab-it weekend.

Workday report for 1st December 2012.

Workday report for 9th February 2013.

Workday report for Saturday 27th April 2013

Workday report for Saturday 7th September 2013

Workday report for Saturday 19th October 2013

Workday report for 8th March 2014.

Report on Saturday 21st June. (Cab-it)

 

Report on 24th June 2014 (Rapido 3D scan Part)

Announcing Rapido's 00 gauge model of APT-E.

Workday reoprt for Saturday 13th September.

Workday report for Saturday 18th July 2015

Working Days.

Planned Work days are : -

Saturday 17th June (Cab-it)

Saturday 14th October

Saturday 4th November

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More dates to follow.

Now on : - Work days in Autum / Winter are from 10am - 4pm.

Workdays in Spring / Summer are 10am -5pm.

New or existing team members must notify me by the Wednesday before to be able to attend.

If a work day is cancelled or we have other issues regarding a workday,

I will place information on the link here : -

 www.apt-e.org/news.htm

 

Would you like to help conserve the APT-E

>>>  Click here to be taken to the NRM Volunteer Website Section, and fill out the APT-E form.  <<<

 

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