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Coventry drops BRT plan and sets sights on Very Light Rail

VERY LIGHT RAIL

Andrew Forster
03 February 2017
 

Coventry City Council has dropped plans for bus rapid transit  (BRT) and instead wants to pioneer  lightweight rail technology known as Very Light Rail (VLR).

The council and now defunct PTE Centro had been pursuing Sprint BRT proposals, including a route between the city and the proposed HS2 Interchange station in neighbouring Solihull. 

Sprint has now been dropped in favour of a Very Light Rail system, which forms part of a £620m transport investment plan for the...

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