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Global Light-Rail Projects Report 2015

Global Mass Transit Research has released the second edition of the Global Light-Rail Projects Report – the most comprehensive and up-to-date study on the sector.

The report was released on March 09, 2015. It has 586 pages and comprises three distinct sections.

Part 1 of the report (40 pages) describes the existing state of, and the expected opportunities in, the global light-rail industry in terms of network, ridership, rolling stock and technology, as well as fare systems. It examines recent technical and financing developments; analyse key growth drivers and challenges; and assess the future outlook for the industry.

Part 2 of the report (426 pages) provides updated information on the world’s top 100 light-rail projects that present significant capital investment opportunities. The report covers 41 countries organised into five regions: North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.

The report presents information on existing network, stations, ridership, rolling stock, technology and fare systems. It highlights upcoming capital investment needs and opportunities 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 fare system developments.

Each project profile for existing projects provides information on:

  • Background
  • Key players
  • Current network
  • Ridership
  • Rolling stock and technology
  • Fare system
  • Extensions/Capital projects
  • Recent developments

Each profile for upcoming projects will provide information on:

  • Background
  • Key players
  • Planned network and fare system
  • Ridership
  • Rolling stock and technology
  • Recent developments

Part 3 (Appendix) of the report provides a directory of project contacts including developers and industry players; research methodology; and list of the tables and figures presented in the report.

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 is 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.

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