VLR Conference

Conference Update – New Date!

Events / UK VLR Conference – Thursday 16th June 2022

The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) and its partner organisations; Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (DMBC), Coventry City Council (CCC), WMG and RLB, are delighted to inform you that the UK Very Light Rail (VLR) Conference will now take place on: Thursday 16th June 2022 (rescheduled from January, due to Covid).

Seats are limited so physical attendance is by invitation only. However, in conjunction with our events management agency, Associate Events, we will be live streaming the event and hope that you will be able to join us online.

To register your VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE at the conference, please complete the form to your right…

[If you have received a VIP INVITATION to the conference, there is no need register here – simply RSVP to Sarah Ashcroft at sarah.ashcroft@bcimo.co.uk.]

The conference will run from 9am to 4pm and will provide answers to your questions about VLR and the future of rail-based public transport, such as:

  • What is VLR and why is it important?
  • What progress has been made to date? And by whom?
  • What technologies have been developed and will be further developed in the future?
  • What is BCIMO doing to develop the VLR market, technologies, and manufacturing supply chain?
  • How do I find out more? Or get involved?
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The BCIMO exists to oversee the build, launch and operation of a new Very Light Rail (VLR) national innovation centre, to be built in Dudley. Our vision is to positively transform the UK rail industry, through the creation of new and more affordable VLR transport solutions.

Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO)
Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre
Zoological Drive

T // 07769 586893. E // info@bcimo.co.uk