Getting back on track

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.

To read the report, see “Boosting passenger preference for rail,” August 1, 2022.