Regional railways in Europe
This was a paper for HITRANs (Scotland). has a lot of background on regional rail in Europe. Regional Rail in Europe HITRANS
Community Rail – A Suitable Brit Import to the USA?
Read the file: Community Railways for USA
This paper argues that the British approach of community partnership between railway companies, local authorities and communities can bring benefits to each – more people using the railway and hence ensuring commercial viability; better community facilities; and more sustaimnable neighbourhoods. The model can be applied in both urban and rural environments, but needs a ‘champion’ to act as a catalyst.
(for Rail Users’ Network Conference on Local Rail; April 29th New Haven USA)
Irish Railways: The following appeared in the October 2011 issue of TSSA Journal
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: one of the most mazing railways in the world!
I’ve promised friends in India to write something about the DHR and I will. But in the emantime you could do a lot worse than go to the DHR Society website:
Better still, why not sign up as a member?