Second ‘pop-up metro’ battery train arrives in the USA

Vivarail Class 230 battery multiple-unit for USA (2)

USA: British company Vivarail has sent a second two-car battery multiple-unit produced from former London Underground vehicles to the USA, where shareholder Railroad Development Corp will use the unit to demonstrate its ‘pop-up metro’ concept for providing ‘lower cost, lower risk, faster start’ passenger services on under-utilised railways.

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