Railway Engineering - UK - March 2018

Railway Engineering - UK - March 2018

“Orders for new passenger trains are at a historically high level, with more than 6,000 carriages committed to between April 2014 and March 2021, according to the latest Long Term Passenger Rolling Stock Strategy. With a capital cost of more than £10 billion, around 50% of these new vehicles are expected to be built in Britain. In response to the sharp upturn in UK train orders, and with further lucrative orders on the horizon, most notably HS2, a number of major train manufacturers are investing heavily in UK facilities. While the new rolling stock introduction is expected to peak with the delivery of current orders, the long-term outlook for new build remains positive.”

– Claudia Preedy - B2B Analyst

This Report looks at the following areas:

How has UK rail infrastructure investment developed in the last five years?
What has been the financial performance of the key players in the UK rail sector’s supply industry in recent years?
What are the key drivers for UK railway investment?
What are Network Rail’s expenditure plans for Control Period Five?
What is the projected future demand for rolling stock in Great Britain?

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