230001 in the sunshine

Lovely photo from Fraser Pithie of 230001 on the Cotswold line for testing...

D-Trains to the US? Railway Gazette talk to Henry Posner III

‘We believe that there are a lot of areas with potential for rail transit applications … having a demonstrator available would enable us to test the validity of a proposed transit project in the market’. Read the full account of what RDC Chairman Henry Posner...

D-Train ‘to be tested in US cities’

Great article from IRJ following an interview with Henry Posner III, chairman of Railroad Development Corporation and investor in Vivarail.  Henry talks about how the D-Trains could provide “pop-up rail transit or commuter rail services” in urban areas. Fascinating to...

Vivarail to supply new trains for the Marston Vale Line

Vivarail, the designers and manufacturers of the Class 230 D-Train, has entered into an agreement with West Midlands Trains to build three new D-Trains for use on the Marston Vale line between Bedford and Bletchley. These will be the first trains to be introduced...