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Global Mass Transit Research has launched the fourth edition of the Global Light Rail Projects Report 2018-2030. The report presents information on existing network, stations, ridership, rolling stock, technology and fare systems. It highlights upcoming capital expenditure (cap-ex) plans such as extensions and upgrades of existing lines and stations; development of new lines and stations; rolling stock procurement and refurbishment; power and communications technology upgrades; as well as advanced fare system deployments.

The report is scheduled to be released on November 30, 2018. It will comprise three parts.

Part 1 of the report describes the existing state of, and the expected opportunities in, the global light rail industry in terms of network, ridership, rolling stock, technology and fare systems. It analyses recent trends and developments across various categories, project pipeline and investment requirements, issues and challenges, growth drivers, market size and opportunities up to 2030 and beyond by category, policies and plans focussing on LRT development, PPP experience in delivery of LRT projects, cost components, funding and revenue sources, construction, rolling stock and equipment supply, etc.

Part 2 of the report provides updated information on the world’s top 100 light rail projects that present significant capital investment opportunities. The report covers 42 countries organised into five regions: North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.

Each project profile will provide information on:

  • Key information
  • City background
  • Government plan and policy
  • Key players
  • Funding
  • Key contractors
  • Network
  • Ridership
  • Rolling stock and technology
  • Fare system
  • Capital Projects/ Extensions (for systems in operation)
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • Current status
  • Recent developments
  • Project contacts

Part 3 of the report provides a directory of all project developers, operators and key contacts.

The report will be useful to organisations interested in the global light rail industry – government agencies, transport authorities, operators, service and technology providers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, EPC contractors, investors/lenders, research organisations, industry consultants, regulatory agencies, development institutions, etc.

The report will available in PDF format. It is priced at USD 4,000. As special offer for Public Transport Authorities/Agencies, the report is priced at USD 3,500.

There are special 'Early Bird' discounts. The price of the report will be USD 3,000 on or before September 30, 2018 and USD 3,500 on or before October 28, 2018. For Public Transport Authorities/Agencies, the price of the report will be USD 2,625 on or before September 30, 2018 and USD 3,062 on or before October 28, 2018.

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Yasmeen Chopra
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