Frequently Asked Questions 

These are some of the most common questions that we are asked by our clients. Hopefully they may help answer any questions you have. If not, then please do not hesitate to contact us and our friendly team will be able to help you. 
I would like my business to enter into the light rail market. Where do I start? 
That is an easy one. Just get in touch with us and our experts will be able to advise you on the best course of action for your business. We can provide market share studies, conduct competitor analysis or build your brand within the sector through one of our market-leading networking events. It all starts with a question and we will be able to provide you with the best solution! 
I am looking for data on light rail systems across the world. What data do you have and how can I access it? 
At Mainspring, we specialise in the Light Rail Market and have data sets available on a range of topics including Rolling Stock figures, new and planned tramways and detailed operator information. This information will allow you to decide on the best courses of actions for you and your business or, you can allow us to advise you. With over 80 years of experience, you can be sure that you are in safe hands... 
I would like to sponsor one of your networking events but I want to do something different than on your pack. Can you help? 
A surprisingly common question and the answer is.... of course! We have sponsor packs already avaialble at varying levels but we are always open to adjusting the packs to suit you and the needs of your organisation. Whether this is having your logo on the servers' aprons or sponsoring the photo booth, we can help you have the impact that you want with our guests.  
There are a lot of events out there. Why should I attend Mainspring's networking events? 
Simply put...we are the market-leaders when it comes to passenger rail and LRT events. Our LRT conferences give you the best chance to meet, network with and build lifelong connections across the light rail world. Our Derby event, Dinner at the Roundhouse, is our networking event dedicated to heavy rail and through our Global Light Rail Awards we celebrate excellence and innovation across the sector.  
I would like to expand my brand's reach across the light rail industry. What's the best way to do this? 
It very much depends on what you want to achieve. The LRT and passenger rail industry is a very large and dynamic industry that is always changing. If you have a clear idea about what you would like to achieve - a larger marker share, to create your own niche etc - we can help you achieve those goals. Of course, if you have no specific aims except the will to expand, we can help there too by making sure that your product or organisation receives the best insights we can provide. Just get in touch! 
Do you only consult on light rail projects? 
No. In fact we consult on a variety of projects across the passenger rail sector from the use of AI, to market research to exploring the use of simulation and driverless technologies to improve assett manaagement, we have completed a range of projects for a range of big names across the industry. Whatever your particular need or problem, we will always assess how best to reach the perfect solution for you. 
Want to know more? Your question not up there? Simply curious? Just contact us and one of our friendly team wil be able to help you! 
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