The Modern Railway 2016

Ref: B491
By: Key Publishing
£12.50 (Approx $18.17 or €15.98)



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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