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LEP considers revised funding model for Very Light Rail centre

Light Rail

Andrew Forster
16 August 2019
It’s hoped the Very Light Rail Centre will help make the West Midlands a world leader in the technology
It’s hoped the Very Light Rail Centre will help make the West Midlands a world leader in the technology

 

The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership is expected to approve a new funding package next week for a Very Light Rail R&D centre in Dudley. 

The Very Light Rail (VLR) National Innovation Centre is intended to specialise in research and development into lightweight rail-based technologies of the type that Coventry City Council is planning to use (LTT 08 Dec 17 & 16 Mar 18).

Plans for the centre have been on the drawing board since 2014 but progress has been slow, notably on...

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