Green Rail Transportation: Improving Rail Freight to Support Green Corridors

Paulus T. Aditjandra, Thomas H. Zunder, Dewan Md Zahurul Islam, Roberto Palacin
  • January 2016, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17175-3_12

European rail freight research and technologies to support sustainable transport

What is it about?

1 Introduction; 2 European rail freight policy: rail and the White Paper; rail and green corridors policy; 3 How green is rail freight; 4 Review of EU funded rail freight focussed research projects: efforts to develop and international dimension in rail transport systems; solutions to enhance rail freight in unexploited markets; efforts to improve rail-road modal transfer points; demand for new rail freight vehicle(s); longer and heavier trains; axle load, high cube and train productivity; energy use for rail; signalling systems for rail; governance of multi-modal corridors: review of green corridors benchmarking; review of SuperGreen conclusion, results and lessons, vis-à-vis rail; 5 Conclusion.

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