TITLE

PRT pod trials underway

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Jun2011, Vol. 167 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the ULTtra personal rapid transit system has started carrying air passengers at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in England on a trial basis in June 2011.
ACCESSION #
66751461

 

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