The Modern Railway 2016
Edited by Modern Railways’ Ken Cordner with contributions from Roger Ford, Tony Miles, Alan Williams and other members of the team, The Modern Railway 2016 hardback version is set over 208 pages and provides an in-depth examination of:
■ Policy and finance
■ Train operation (passenger and freight)
■ Civil engineering
■ Infrastructure maintenance and renewal
■ Signal & telecommunications
■ Customer interface and support
■ Light rail & Metro systems
■ European Developments
■ Rolling stock manufacture and maintenance
2016 – Year of Frustration.
Modern Railways’ Roger Ford on why 2016 is set be a year of contrasting fortunes for infrastructure and operations.
New trains arriving – promises are turning into hardware, says Roger Ford’s annual rolling stock review.
Community Rail – Alan Williams on how international enthusiasm is reflected in the UK.
Profits and performance at train operating companies –specialist analysis.
Construction and intermodal sustain rail freight, says our annual sector review – with big changes in network geography
Signalling & control - can the new technology deliver? Roger Ford considers the issues.
Into Europe – major projects, modernisation and new technology on the continent’s railways.
Profiles of all the main players in the UK rail industry –from multinationals to innovative start-ups.
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