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The COVID-19 pandemic brought passenger rail to a halt in many places. As the rail industry looks to ramp back up, passenger preferences could provide insights. According to a recent report by the International Union of Railways in partnership with McKinsey, price, safety, reliability, and convenience tend to be key criteria for passengers when choosing a mode of transportation.

Price, safety, and core product offering remain the key drivers for choosing mode of transport.
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To read the report, see “Boosting passenger preference for rail,” August 1, 2022.