Rail Traffic

Rail infrastructure: infrastructure roadmap, routing, route mapping, route capacity, route expansion, train protection, energy supply, interoperability. Rail freight transport: rail freight traffic statistics, types of goods, transport market, transport requirements, rail service, combined freight transport. Rail passenger transport: passenger traffic statistics, transport market, demand requirements, rail service, high speed rail, passenger train stations. Regional rail transport: Urban and Regional Systems Operating Concepts: the basic principles of service provision, especially time scheduling, vehicle scheduling, energy consumption and environmental effects compared to other modes of transportation. Business and economic evaluation of rail projects The fundamentals of national and international railway laws: liberalization, public services, concessions, regulatory authorities, network access

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Kummer, S. (2010): Einführung in die Verkehrswirtschaft. UTB. Fiedler, J. (2005): Bahnwesen: Planung, Bau und Betrieb von Eisenbahnen, S-, U-, Stadt- und Straßenbahnen Thomas, B. (2001): Eisenbahngüterverkehr, Teubner Spendel, C. (2006): Straßengüterverkehr, Neuer Wssenschaftlicher Verlag GmbH Nfg KG, 2006 (2.Auflage in Vorbereitung) Viadonau Hrsg.)(2005): Handbuch der Donauschiffahrt, Wien Lorenz,h. (2009): Leitfaden für Spediteure und Logistiker in Ausbildung und Beruf Bd. 1, DVZ Hamburg 2009 Verkehrsrundschau, Internationales Verkehrswesen DVZ, ITZ, ÖVZ, Verkehr

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of this module, the students will be able to list and to compare the specific aspects of a transport carrier in land based transport methods: road, rail and inland waterways.

Course code

0391-11-01-BB-DE-16