Cold winds start to blow

Jackson, Chris
June 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jun2010, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p3
Trade Publication
The author stresses the need for railway operators across Europe to strive to demonstrate value for money, both in terms of improving efficiency and productivity, rather than spending on luxuries especially during a period following the recession. He observes the recognition of the long-term economic and environmental benefits of railway investment by governments that have adopted economic stimulus packages. He predicts less funding for regional and urban rail services despite moves to establish public service contracts and due to lack of funds.


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