RAIL TRANSPORT CHARACTERISTICS AND PERSPECTIVES

LE TRANSPORT FERROVIAIRE. CARACTERISTIQUES ET PERSPECTIVES

DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE CHARACTERISTICS SPECIFIC TO RAIL TRANSPORT, ITS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES AND ITS CONSTRAINTS. THE TECHNOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS ARE DESCRIBED: THE USE OF CYBERNETICS, CENTRALIZED ORGANIZATION OF FREIGHT TRANSPORT, ELECTRONIC TICKET RESERVATION, AUTOMATION OF TRAFFIC, EXPRESS SYSTEMS. MEDIUM AND LONG TERM PROSPECTS ARE MENTIONED TOGETHER WITH CURRENT PROJECTS AIMING AT IMPROVING FREIGHT AND PASSENGER TRANSPORT.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IRT

    AVENUE MALLERET-JOINVILLE 2
    ARCUEIL CEDEX,   France  F-94114

    CONSERVATOIRE NATIONAL DES ARTS ET METIERS

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  • Authors:
    • TESSIER, M
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 35P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01296066
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 5:46AM