Strategic Management of Railway Operations

Module Title - Strategic Management of Railway Operations
Number of credits - 10

Module description 

This module covers the full spectrum of railway management and operations activities, from demand based and operationally based railway planning through to inter-modal freight transport operations.

Areas addressed include business continuity, train service and timetable modelling, marketing, the management of freight and passenger train services, human factors, human resources development and scheduling, the legislative and financial background of the European railway industry and environmental affecting the rail industry.

The module is led by the School of Civil Engineering and supported by industry speakers. The week includes a visit to a mainline railway depot.