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
Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)
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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.