Coventry Very Light Rail


University of Warwick/ Coventry City Council


Design a lowcost track form on the revolutionary Coventry VLR project


2020 - ongoing


Coventry - UK

Project overview:

The Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) project, led by Coventry City Council (CCC) in collaboration with engineers at WMG, University of Warwick will commence Research and Development to design a low cost track form for very light rail. The project has the potential to revolutionise light rail systems all over the world in towns and cities, as VLR provides an affordable track system. The long term objective is that it will become an autonomous vehicle that can hold 50 passengers and work like the London Underground system, where there is no timetable and people can hop on and off.