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D-Train hire will cost just £500 a day, says West Midlands

RAIL

Andrew Forster
02 September 2016
Vivarail’s D-Train
Vivarail’s D-Train

 

West midlands Combined Authority has revealed details of the financial deal that will see a former London Underground train trialled on the Coventry-Nuneaton line, the first passenger-carrying trial of the vehicles. 

The Class 230 ‘D-Train’ has been developed by Vivarail using refurbished London Underground District Line surface stock built in the 1980s. Vivarail hopes the D Trains will present an attractive low-cost solution to capacity problems at a time when there is a...

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