Essays about: "railway infrastructure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 essays containing the words railway infrastructure.

  1. 1. Another Lunatic Line? An Economic Evaluation of the Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hedda Most; [2021]
    Keywords : Transportation Infrastructure; Railways; Kenya; Differences-in-Differences; Income; Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research paper seeks to examine the emerging role of transportation infrastructure on economic activity in low-income countries due to its vital part in facilitating deeper integration of markets, hence fostering inclusive growth and prosperity for the poor. Although its economic causal framework suggests ambiguous results, transportation investments account for the largest share of the World Bank's lending to developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parametric Studies of Train-Track-Bridge Interaction : An evaluation of the dynamic amplification due to track irregularities for freight transport

    University essay from KTH/Bro- och stålbyggnad

    Author : Rasmus Elm Dahlman; Emil Lundberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Dynamics; dynamic amplification factor; railway bridge; train-track-bridge interaction; vehicle model; track irregularities; PSD; Dynamisk förstoringsfaktor; dynamik; järnvägsbroar; tåg-spår-bro interaktion; fordonsmodell; spårojämnheter; PSD;

    Abstract : In this thesis a train-track-bridge interaction (TTBI) model is developed in order to study the dynamic amplification from track irregularities on railway bridges traversed by freight trains. These simulations are of great importance since rail freight transport is expected to increase in order to meet the climate goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. West, East or South, which Railway in Hudiksvall is Preferable? : A Predictive Study of Future Climate Scenarios from an Accessibility Perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Sofia Moberg; [2021]
    Keywords : accessibility; active transportation; RCP-scenarios; public transit; GTFS; tillgänglighet; aktiv transport; RCP-scenarier; kollektivtrafik; GTFS;

    Abstract : An expansion of the railway, East Coast Line is essential in order to ensure transportation of passenger and goods back and forth to Northern Sweden. The preliminary studies of the planned expansion to a double track have identified vulnerabilities linked to how our climate changes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategic passenger-oriented timetable design : Long-term timetable designs with minimised passenger inconvenience

    University essay from KTH/Transportplanering

    Author : Yari de Graaf; [2021]
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    Abstract : Timetable development and design is a complex process that is crucial for safe and efficient railway operations. The combination of steel wheels and steel rails makes it possible to create trains and to transport many vehicles, thus passengers and freight, at the same time, but it also results in longer braking distances. READ MORE

  5. 5. A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Jackie Berg; Louise Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sea freight; Rail freight; Transportation mode selection; Asia; Transportation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia Authors: Jackie Berg & Louise Pettersson Supervisors: Jan Olhager, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Malin Gejde, Shipping Manager, Tetra Pak AB Background: Transportation mode selection has become a more strategic part of a well-functioning supply chain as globalization, environmental concerns, and security requirements have become more important. Currently, sea freight is the most used transportation mode for Tetra Pak when transporting goods between Europe and Asia. READ MORE