Top-KPI-Report-Covers-2011-2012-RailwaysJune 18, 2013, Melbourne, Australia – The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education announces the launch of a new report in its 2011-2012 edition of its popular Top 25 series of reports. The series is based on research conducted through, which contains over 20,000 Key Performance Indicator examples, making it the world’s largest source of thoroughly documented KPIs.

Railways include all the equipment and the infrastructure necessary to facilitate a fluent and efficient transportation of passengers and freight on railroads. KPIs focus on railway infrastructure quality, network size and density, as well as on network development, improvement capabilities and efficiency. KPIs also cover all the additional installations parameters such as traffic signs, railroad lights, freight terminals capacity and railway security efficiency.

The “Top 25 Railways KPIs of 2011-2012” report provides insights in the state of Railways KPIs performance measurement today by listing and analyzing the most visited KPIs on in 2011-2012. In addition to KPI names, the report contains a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium.

Railways KPIs are reflective of Railways functions, and are grouped into subcategories, such as Railways Infrastructure, Railways Incidents, Railways Costs, Transportation Service Quality and Environmental Impact. From these subcategories, Railways Infrastructure, Railways Infrastructure and Railways Costs were the most popular of Railways, in 2011.

One of the most important benefits that this report brings is the international perspective on the most popular KPIs for Railways Management. Railways KPIs provide quantifiable measurements of factors determined to be important for Railways strategy successful implementation. The skill in applying KPIs is in the selection of the optimum number and appropriateness of KPIs. The top 5 Railways KPIs in this report are:

  1. # Traffic lights
  2. # Train delay per incident
  3. # Train accidents per million train kilometers
  4. % Cost of corrective maintenance
  5. % Railway infrastructure availability

By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2011, the “Top 25 Railways KPIs of 2011-2012” report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO “The Top 25 Railways KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a synthesis of what is all about: it provides an overview of how Railways KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

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The KPI Institute is a research, publishing and educational provider specialized in developing better practice in the use of KPIs. It developed the KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs, analytics and organizational strategy. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted over 5,000 organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

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