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Regional Railway Transport in Czech, Austrian and German Decentralised and Regionalised Transport Markets1

Daniel Seidenglanz
  • Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography, Kotlářská 2, 611 37, Brno, Czech Republic, tel.: +420 549 497 228
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/ Tomáš Nigrin
  • Corresponding author
  • Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography, Kotlářská 2, 611 37, Brno, Czech Republic, tel.: +420 549 497 228
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/ Jiří Dujka
  • Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography, Kotlářská 2, 611 37, Brno, Czech Republic, tel.: +420 549 497 228
Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/revecp-2015-0029

Abstract

The article analyses railway transport markets in three neighbouring Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany (specifically Bavaria and Saxony), with a focus on regional transportation. It examines the organisational form of public transport resulting from regionalisation and provides comparative case studies of regional train services in these countries. The article points out the organisational differences in public transportation between the studied regions and tries to connect these results with the supply of regional train services on various types of lines and in different geographical areas.

Keywords: Railway transport; Regionalisation; Decentralisation; Regional train services; Czech Republic; Austria; Germany

JEL Classification:: R41; R42; R48

Footnotes

  • 1 Supported by Czech Technology Agency (TA CR) grant no. TD020010 Optimalization and improvement of competitive tendering in the passenger railway transport in the Czech Republic according to EU directives.

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About the article

Received: 2015-10-14

Accepted: 2015-11-05

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2015-12-01


1 Supported by Czech Technology Agency (TA CR) grant no. TD020010 Optimalization and improvement of competitive tendering in the passenger railway transport in the Czech Republic according to EU directives.


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