"APT-E" The Western Region Intercom Tapes
"The Brain Porter Collection"
"Photo above taken nearly thirty years after Brain last stepped aboard E train."
Brian was the assistant train supervisor and rode many times in the cab of E train.
He was present in the cab when APT-E set the British Speed Record of 152.3 mph.
Thanks to Brain Porter for rescuing the tapes when the E train programme had been completed.
The four files are original sound recordings made during the 3 Western Region speed runs
in August 1975.
If you can read chapter 5 of "APT A Promise Unfulfilled" and play the recordings
to get the feel of being on the train at 150 mph.
I have reduced the sound quality to enable them to be download over normal modem links.
Files 1 and 2 are in RealPlayer format, files 3 and 4 are Windows Media 9 format.
Get Realplayer at WWW.REAL.COM and Media Player at Microsoft.com
Please Select a file :
File 1: 143.2 mph. Test Run 1 (731 kbytes)
File 2: 149.8 mph. Test Run 2 (694 kbytes)
File 3: 147.8 mph Test Run 3..........(1.7 mg)
File 4: 152.3 mph. Test Run 4....... (2,8 mg)
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