chapter  14
20 Pages

The Resilience of Railways

ByClaude Comtois

The opportunities for the constituents of rail transport to become highly competitive are likely to be manifold in the next decade. A series of issues are raised by this focus. How are railways responding to changes in the global economy? How are these developments affecting the capacity of railways to meet demands? How selected components of railway transport system affected by particular stresses or stimuli? Above all, how to enhance the capacity of railways?