TARDIS Technical Index

Types of Time Travel Capsules

Plaque detailing the type of a TARDIS

"The Type 40 wasn't on the main syllabus, you see... Veteran and vintage vehicles was an optional extra. I preferred something more interesting - the life-cycle of the Gallifreyan flutterwing." - Romanadvoratrelundar

TARDIS technology didn't come into being fully formed. Different components came into being at different points, and the technology has developed considerably over the millennia. This section documents the differences between various Types.

Color Key

The following color code is used:

  • Black: For information from the TV Series, including Dimensions in Time, and 1996 TV Movie.
  • Blue: For information from the Novels and Audios including Target, Virgin, BCC, and Big Finish.
  • Green: For information from 'licensed' reference sources such as the Technical Manual, Doctor Who Magazine, and the Role Playing Games.
  • Red: For information from unofficial sources -The Faction Paradox series, behind the scenes interviews, author's speculation, and popular fan belief.
  • The TARDIS Technical Index is copyright Will B Swift.

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