Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Uncertainty in Long-term Service Contracts

Franchising Rail Transport Operations

This paper examines the effects of risk and uncertainty in public transport contracts for rail passenger services. It draws on experiences from the United Kingdom and Germany that offer valuable lessons on how uncertainty for contractors could be reduced. The paper is part of a series of 19 papers and a synthesis report produced by the International Transport Forum’s Working Group on Private Investment in Transport Infrastructure.

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