Parry People Movers

Media Coverage

Media coverage of PPM developments and projects covering approximately the last 12 months.

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Date Publication Story Subject
March 2015 Today’s Railways Parry People Movers – Stourbridge Success, But What Next?
January 2013 BBC TV Stourbridge- Great Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo and James Pearson, the producer, discussed the special attributes of the people mover concept with John Parry for approx 30 mins during the filming at Stourbridge Junction. The TV people expressed the view that reopening closed railway lines was a big and interesting subject and could warrant a special documentary on the subject, or even a theme for a follow up series…

The Stourbridge visit can be seen here:

4th January 2012 Sheffield Star Newspaper ‘New Trains Hope For Lightly-Used Rail Line’
9th January 2012 Express and Star Newspaper ‘First Glimpse of £5M Light Rail Network’
11th January 2012 Stourbridge News Newspaper ‘Images show £5M Stourbridge to Brierley Hill Rail Plan’


Date Publication Story Subject
Radical ideas for regional railways
11th January 2012 Rail Magazine Issue 687 ‘Regional Railway Revolution’ HS2 Chief Engineer Andrew McNaughton’s article on fresh thinking for Regional Railways illustrates the Parry Class 139 among technologies available to the 21st Century branch line. See industry comment.