Urbanization and the concurrent urgent need to transport people faster and in a more reliable manner have spawned a vast market for urban rail transportation in emerging countries, especially Asia Pacific. Business opportunities can be found in mature markets too, as governments worldwide are seeing rails transportation as a key to address the modern challenges of congestion and rising energy costs. Consequently, the global railroads market is forecast to increase and it is estimated to have a value
of US $800 billion by 2015.
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