HS2 has unveiled designs for a driverless people mover that will connect its Interchange station in Solihull with Birmingham Airport, Birmingham International station and the National Exhibition Centre.
The people mover will feature 20-metre vehicles departing every three minutes over a 1.5-mile route, entirely on a viaduct. It will be capable of carrying up to 2,100 passengers per hour in each direction.
The viaduct will be 12m off the ground at its highest point, and the three stops will be fully accessible, designed using colour to provide clear way-finding for passengers.
Read more in the August 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!
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