On course to deliver efficiency gains

August 2011
Railway Gazette International;Aug2011, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p40
Trade Publication
The article describes the strategy of Network Rail (NR) in beating the efficiency targets set for its maintenance activities by Great Britain's Office for Rail Regulation. It cites the role of automation, remote monitoring and importing best practice in NR's efforts to ensure its maintenance operation is 30 percent more cost-efficient by 2014. NR Maintenance Director Steve Featherstone also highlights the savings that vindicated the long restructuring programme that began in 2003-04.


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