Open consultation

Light rail and other rapid transit solutions in cities and towns: call for evidence


General call for evidence on how to better use and implement light rail and other rapid transit solutions in cities and towns.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

Call for evidence inviting views on how to:

  • better harness the opportunities for building on the popularity of light rail
  • build our manufacturing and engineering capacity

The call for evidence asks a range of questions including:

  • if there is a need for other light rail and other rapid transit systems in the UK
  • what the possible environmental, economic and congestion benefits would be of introducing new systems
  • if there are issues preventing light rail and other rapid transit solutions


Light Rail (and other rapid transit solutions) A Call for Evidence on the opportunities available to introduce new Light Rail Systems or other rapid transit solutions into towns and cities in England

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Ways to respond

Email to:

Write to:

Steve Berry OBE,
Head of Light Rail and Innovative Rapid Transit Solutions,
Department for Transport,
Zone 2/14,
Great Minster House,
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR

Published 7 February 2019