TITLE

Winter weather takes its toll

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, CHRIS
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Feb2011, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments in the impact of winter on the railroad industry. He mentions that rail services across much of Western Europe have been disrupted by the early arrival of severe winter weather at the end of November 2010, catching some operators unprepared. He questions why the effect of the recent winter was worse than usual since railways have made adjustments to snow and the cold weather in the past. He argues that the industry's response to disruption is hindered by the fragmentation between infrastructure managers and multiple train operators.
ACCESSION #
58668035

 

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