12 Oct '17, 1pm

Forget trams, buses are the future...

Electric buses using dedicated bus ways is the affordable, achievable and environmentally responsible way to link Derby to the HS2 rail hub at Toton, says managing director of trentbarton . Responding to the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board’s publication of its HS2 Growth Strategy document, Jeff Counsell said extending the NET tram west of Toton would be prohibitively expensive and hugely disruptive. Instead, future generations of high capacity, zero emissions buses should use a mix of guided and unguided segregated bus ways, bus lanes and smart priority signalling to provide the mass rapid transport to connect the people of Derby and Derbyshire to HS2. “Forget what you know of today’s typical bus on local services beset by traffic and congestion, by the time HS2 is operational in the 2030s there will have been significant evolution in public transport vehicles and the in...

Full article: https://www.trentbarton.co.uk/news-and-media/our-news/art...

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