- Project Budget: ~£4.2 m with £1.6 m so far committed from Future Railway
- Phase 1 Deliverables: Powertrain verfied in WMG\’s Energy Innovation Centre- Feb-March 2016, Concept designs for self-powered bogie and lightweight car- August 2016
- Phase 2 Deliverables: VLR demonstrator comprising 2 self-propelled bogies plus lightweight car body – January 2018
Power Tech Sweden and Echandia supplied a bespoke battery system that was integrated into the train carriage. The battery size is 61 kWh and the battery system is based on the standard LTO components, but is configured and engineered to meet TDI’s specific requirements.