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Developments in railway freight transportation between Scandinavia and Germany
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport and Economics (closed 20110301), Traffic and Logistics (closed 20110301). KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Centres, The KTH Railway Group.
2010 (English)In: Proceedings of the 6th SoNorA University Think Tank Conference, 2010Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper investigates recent and ongoing developments in freight transportation by railbetween Scandinavia and Germany. Present capacity constraints are identified. Infrastructureinvestment plans until about 2020 are reviewed. Technical standards between the national railwaynetworks are compared and common best practices are proposed. Among the conclusions arerecommendations to unify the operation of long freight trains, to raise axle loads and to adoptenlarged, flat-top loading gauges.

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Transport Systems and Logistics
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Järnvägsgruppen - Effektiva tågsystem för godstrafik
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-76883OAI: diva2:491259
6th South North Axis (Sonora) University Think Tank Conference. České Budějovice.15th October 2010
TSC import 1055 2012-02-06. QC 20120418Available from: 2012-02-06 Created: 2012-02-06 Last updated: 2012-04-18Bibliographically approved

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