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Baseline Model to Increase Railway Infrastructure Capacity on a Single-Track Section: a Case Study

Stefano Ricci
  • Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering DICEA, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome. Italy
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  • Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, Faculty of Technology, Department of Transport and Logistics, Okružní 517/10, 370 01 České Budějovice, Czech Republic
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Published Online: 2017-12-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0018


Providing the railway infrastructure is a prerequisite for achieving the quality of public passenger transport, not only from a national perspective but also within a regional level. Based on transportation capacity knowledge, railway tracks capacity and headway can be determined. Subsequently, it is possible to examine the railway sections capacity and select a measure in order to increase this capacity.

Keywords: Railway track capacity; integrated transport system; public transport; single-track; double-track


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Published Online: 2017-12-08

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Citation Information: LOGI – Scientific Journal on Transport and Logistics, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 69–80, ISSN (Online) 2336-3037, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0018.

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