The 5AT – Introduction

The 5AT – A Modern High Performance Steam Locomotive

The 5AT is an all-new high-performance steam locomotive concept for the haulage of charter and “cruise” trains on today’s congested rail networks in the UK and Western Europe.

The 5AT’s design will incorporate ‘state of the art’ steam locomotive technology that will guarantee a level of performance far exceeding that of “heritage” steam traction while retaining the traditional steam locomotive’s rugged simplicity and aesthetic appeal.

It is to feature the following general characteristics which will give it the highest level of acceptability to all sectors of the rail industry: