The Modern Railway 2017

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By: Key Publishing
£25.00 (Approx $36.35 or €31.96)

 

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Edited by Modern Railways’' Ken Cordner, with contributions from Roger Ford, Tony Miles, Alan Williams and other members of the team, The Modern Railway 2017 hardback runs to 208 pages and provides an in-depth examination of:

* Policy and finance

* Infrastructure maintenance and renewal

* Train operation (passenger and freight)

* Key projects now under way

* Rolling stock manufacturing and maintenance

* Signal and telecommunications

* Customer interface and support

* Light rail and Metro systems

* European developments

Special features include:

* 2017 - Year of Recovery. Modern Railways’ Roger Ford on why 2017 is a key year for major rail projects

* Record train orders pose delivery challenge – Roger Ford’s annual rolling stock review looks at the effects of policy shifts on new train deliveries

* Crossings at a crossroads? Modern Railways columnist Alan Williams examines concerns over level crossings as the railway gets faster and busier

* Profits and performance at train operating companies – specialist analysis

* Seismic changes in rail freight – our annual freight sector review charts a course to recovery

* Electrification gets into gear – Roger Ford examines the challenges of managing delivery and costs

* Into Europe – major projects, modernisation and new technology on the continent’s railways

* Profiles of all the main players in today’s UK rail industry – from multinationals to innovative start-ups.

The most comprehensive directory of UK rail companies

As well as editorial coverage of all the main players and projects, The Modern Railway 2017 includes a comprehensive directory of over 2,600 suppliers and businesses involved in keeping the UK industry in operation. This section has comprehensive contact information including web addresses and email details, making this publication an essential tool for the railway professional.

 

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