Without Delay: This book is aimed at Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Managers, Rail Planners and Regulators but could also be useful for other industries.
Without Delay is aimed at providing Rail O&M Managers, Network Owners, Rail Planners, Project Proponents and Regulators a structured description of the lessons I have learned over a 40 year career. It highlights the many insights, reflections and methodologies which I wish I had been taught and not had to learn for myself.
Sir Isaac Newton said that “if he had seen further than the rest it is because he stood on the shoulders of giants”. I am not a giant but I hope that any reader will be able to “see further” as a consequence of reading the book. I would have appreciated having such a reference throughout my career.
The book considers both cultural and technical aspects of Rail Management and is aimed at helping Rail Managers to deliver greater value and lower risk to customers, Boards, Network Owners and the taxpayers.
- Simon Lane’s new book Without Delay describes how theory about O&M excellence is turned into practice from a Line Manager’s perspective as someone who successfully reshaped customer service in the rail industry on three continents. It will make essential reading for any manager in the sector, be they an infrastructure controller or an operator…Graham Eccles: A 45 year Senior Leader in UK Rail Industry
- Without Delay illustrates the way that Simon Lane shared an inspiring vision at SBS Transit Rail and galvanized the whole organisation towards achieving it. The six Parts provide the experience and lessons learned across a number of important requirements of successful O&M Management which shaped the creation of robust internal processes and systems that enabled excellence to be achieved and sustained. It will be essential reading for any aspiring Rail O&M Manager at several levels from CEOs to Junior Managers…Jeffrey Sim, CEO SBS Transit Rail, Singapore
- Having worked alongside Simon Lane and observed his grounded expertise in completely understanding railway performance and knowing precisely how to make it far better, leaves me in no doubt that Without Delay will be of enormous value for current and aspiring railway managers…Raymond O’Flaherty: CEO MTM, Melbourne, Australia
“Without Delay” is always in stock. “Printed On Demand” in Australia by Intertype