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Agriculture remains an important economic sector in Africa, employing a large share of the labor force and earning foreign exchange. Among others, transport connectivity has long been a crucial constraint in Africa. In theory, railways have a particularly important role to play in [...]

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Over the past decade, China has built 25,000 km of dedicated high-speed railway—more than the rest of the world combined. What can we learn from this remarkable experience? China’s High-Speed Rail Development examines the Chinese experience to draw lessons for countries considering [...]

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The intent of the two competitive cities case studies is to highlight what institutions and strategies successful cities have relied on to spur economic development, under what conditions such success has occurred, and what lessons of [...]

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TRA 2018, 7th Transport Research Arena, Vienne, AUTRICHE, 16-/04/2018 - 19/04/2018; Cet article présente un résumé de l'état de l'art réalisé pour le projet EU STARS sur l'utilisation d'EGNOS dans le domine ferroviaire. GNSS is expected to help the railway system to be modernized. [...]

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Traffic is the most widespread source of environmental noise. Railway noise has become increasingly common in urban areas in the past few decades. Therefore environmental requirements for railway operations regarding noise are becoming very strict and will become even tighter in future. [...]

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Modal shift from road to rail for freight movements is a potential means by whichthe negative environmental and social impacts of such transport can be reduced. Assuch it features strongly in contemporary transport policies in Great Britain. Thisthesis examines the interactions between [...]

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The growth in container transport volumes, the increase in the size of ships and the concentration of flows through a limited number of port hubs require higher capacity on hinterland connections. Road transport now accounts for most of the connections between ports and hinterland [...]

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In this study we calculate the private costs, marginal external costs, and degree of internalization for all modes in"br" Flanders for the period 2000-2014, with an outlook towards 2016. The private costs are the costs for the user."br" For road transport these include the vehicle [...]

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International audience; We are looking into the evolution of cooperation and competition between airlines and railroads, in the context of rail deregulation, with the tools provided by network economics. After looking at the progress of rail deregulation in Europe, we describe the [...]

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This article aims to identify some commonalities and differences in intermodal freight in France and Japan, focusing on urban zones. This comparison puts into perspective two spatial situations linked with land pressure. It helps us identify opportunities for knowledge transfer of [...]