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Revolution Very Light Rail moves to its new home

Eversholt Rail and Transport Design International are excited to announce that the Revolution Very Light Rail (RVLR) Demonstrator vehicle moves to its new home, in Ironbridge, today.

Having successfully completed its initial functional tests at the Quinton Rail Technology Centre, the Demonstrator vehicle will now undertake further trialling at a dedicated facility in Ironbridge. This includes features typical of rail reopening candidate schemes.

RVLR will be ready for launch in October 2021, when stakeholders and all interested parties will experience the vehicle.

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