Trent Barton makes case for BRT to HS2

Trent Barton 120 (YX67 VEV), from a new fleet of Alexander Dennis Enviro200 MMCs for its Nottingham Skylink service to East Midlands Airport, in Castle Donington.

Electric buses using dedicated busways is the affordable, achievable and environmentally responsible way to link to the High Speed 2 rail hub at Toton, says Trent Barton managing director Jeff Counsell.

Responding to the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board’s publication of its HS2 growth strategy document, Counsell says extending the NET tram west of Toton would be prohibitively expensive and hugely disruptive.


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