5at Train

The 5AT Group - Steaming Ahead with Advanced Technology

Enhancing Performance -- Improving Reliability -- Reducing Costs -- Controlling Emissions

Frequently Asked Questions about the 5AT and Modern Steam

Questions are frequently asked about the 5AT Project and more generally about the technical advances offered by Modern Steam.  This section lists the more frequently asked of these questions.  The list will be expanded as new questions are asked.

Some answers are taken directly from articles and letters written by David Wardale that appear on this website. Most others have been purposely written by him.  Responses that were not written by Wardale are marked as such.

The FAQs are currently split up into separate categories as follows:

In addition, these FAQs include a list of Questions that Chris Newman asked David Wardale about clauses in the 5AT Technical Specification