APT

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APTApartment
APTAirport
APTAmerican Public Television
APTAptitude
APTAdvanced Package Tool (Linux)
APTAction for Public Transport (Australia)
APTAdvanced Persistent Threat (intelligence security)
APTAppellant
APTAuburn Public Theater (Auburn, NY)
APTAustralian Pacific Touring (est. 1927)
APTAssociation for the Prevention of Torture
APTAtom-Probe Tomography
APTAdvanced Passenger Train
APTArbitrage Pricing Theory
APTAssociation for Preservation Technology
APTAbuse Prevention Training (various organizations)
APTAssociation for Political Theory (est. 2000)
APTArtist Pension Trust
APTAccess to Professional Training (disabilities)
APTAsia-Pacific Telecommunity
APTAdvances in Psychiatric Treatment
APTAquatic Physical Therapy
APTAlabama Public Television
APTAdvanced Package Tool
APTApplication Programmer'S Toolkit
APTAdvanced Printing Technology
APTAnalog Proprietary Telephone
APTAutomatically Programmed Tools
APTApplication Process Title
APTAnnotation Processing Tool
APTAdjustable Power Trip
APTAzienda Promozione Turistica (Italian: Tourist Promotion Company)
APTAdvanced Power Technology (Richardson Electronics)
APTAlliance for Public Technology
APTAutomatic Picture Transmission
APTAmmonium Paratungstate (tungsten refining)
APTASEAN Plus Three
APTAsset Protection Trust
APTAlliance of Professional Tattooists
APTAutorisation Provisoire de Travail (French: Temporary Work Permit)
APTAdvanced Positioning Technology (various companies)
APTAndhra Pradesh Technology (India)
APTAccredited Permaculture Training (Australia)
APTAttached Proton Test (chemistry)
APTAssociation of Polysomnographic Technologists
APTAcademic Part Time
APTAutomated Performance Testing (computing)
APTAccelerator Production of Tritium
APTAutomatically Programmed Tool
APTAdministrative, Professional and Technical (staff)
APTAddress Pass Through
APTAdvanced Platform Technology
APTAdministrative Payment Team (various agencies)
APTAutomated Pit Trading
APTAccelerated Pavement Test
APTApartamiento (apartment; postcode use, Puerto Rico)
APTAmerican Players Theater (Spring Green, WI)
APTApplied Potential Tomography
APTAccelerated Part-Time (education; various schools)
APTAutomatic Public Toilet
APTAutomatic Photometric Telescope
APTAttention Processing Training (cognitive rehabilitation)
APTAdvanced Photoscale Technology (Brother)
APTAccounting Production Transfers (oil & gas)
APTAccelerated Planning Technique
APTAircrew Procedures Trainer
APTAmide Proton Transfer
APTAlliance for Photonic Technology
APTA Practical Transit-Mapping Service
APTAssociation of Pensioneer Trustees
APTAnesthesiology Pharmacology Therapeutics (medical field)
APTAquaculture Production Technology, Ltd (Israel)
APTAtomic Polar Tensor
APTAcquisition Pointing and Tracking
APTAwesome Piece Theatre (gaming)
APTAssociation for Public Transportation, Inc
APTAdvanced Pirate Technology
APTAdvanced Plume Treatment
APTArranged Passenger Transport
APTAnalytic Perturbation Theory
APTAutomatic Programming of Tools
APTAlliance for Productive Technology (insurance, SEMCI)
APTApplication Productivity Tool
APTAir Passenger Tariff
APTAdvanced Personnel Testing
APTAssociation of Professional Tattooists
APTAmerican Pneumatic Tool, Inc. (Gardena, California)
APTAsia Pacific Transport Pty Ltd (Australian rail-building consortium)
APTAir Passenger Terminal
APTActive Process Table
APTAdvanced Predictive Technology
APTAwaiting Pilot Training (US Air Force)
APTAmerican Phone Terrorists
APTAssociated Pharmacists and Toxicologists
APTAdvanced Power Technologies Center (multi-university consortium)
APTAdaptive Phase Tracking
APTAmerican Portable Telecommunications
APTAntarctic Passenger Terminal (New Zealand)
APTAutomatic Program Tool
APTAT&T Pre-Paid Technology (pre-paid long distance, wireless, etc)
APTAnnular Proton Telescope
APTActive Pulse Train
APTAugmented Programming Training
APTAll-Purpose Tire
APTAutomatic Picture Test
APTAcademy for Power & Transportation
APTAnnual Planning Table
APTAspirin Provocation Test
APTAdvanced Passive Technology (BMDO)
APTAdaptive Polling Technique
APTAunis Poker Tour (France)
APTAll-Purpose Terminal
APTAdvanced Personnel Training
APTAutomatic Progression Trunk
APTAutomatic Planning and Technology
APTAll Purpose Tape
APTAirborne Pointing & Tracking
APTAlumprecipitated Toxoid
APTAcoustic Proficiency Trainer
APTAutomatic Parameter Test
APTAccident Prevention Team
References in periodicals archive ?
Early in the research it was noted that if 4-wheel freight wagons could be made to run faster, then so could 4-wheel bogies under passenger trains and the advanced passenger train was born.
He was the first driver of the revolutionary, but ill-fated, Advanced Passenger Train - dumped because it's unique tilt system left its passengers decidedly green around the gills.
Tilting trains were developed by British Rail in the 1970s and led to the creation of the Advanced Passenger Train.
The achievement, witnessed by 100 media and rail representatives on board, wiped from the record books the feat of British Rail's ill-fated tilting Advanced Passenger Train which reached 162.2mph in December 1979.
Despite the hiccup, Eurostar eclipsed the 24-year-old record of 162.2mph set by BR's ill-fated tilting Advanced Passenger Train.
A classic example was the Advanced Passenger Train, which (as the presenters excitedly told us back in the late 70s) would lean as it went round corners, thus enabling it to travel at enormous speed.
The existing record is 162.2mph by British Rail's illfated tilting Advanced Passenger Train in December 1979.
We had the Advanced Passenger Train (APT), with all the infrastructure and signalling alterations carried out to allow it to operate, aborted.
The Advanced Passenger Train In the mid-1960s, the APT, or tilting train, project announced that it would propel Britain back to the forefront of the world's railway technology.
We were switched on to the slow track more than 20 years ago when the Advanced Passenger Train was shunted off to a siding to rust away.
Twenty years ago, although other countries mastered the technology, Britain could not and shunted the Advanced Passenger Train into a siding to rust away.
British Rail experimented with the tilting Advanced Passenger Train (ATP) in the 1970s and 1980s.
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