THE "CORAL" TRAINS. A NEW PASSENGER SERVICE CONCEPT

LES TRAINS CORAIL. UNE NOUVELLE CONCEPTION DU SERVICE VOYAGEURS

GENERAL STUDIES OF PASSENGER BEHAVIOUR AND LOCALIZED INVESTIGATIONS INTO LONG-DISTANCE SERVICES LED TO AN EXTENSIVE MODIFICATION OF TIMETABLES IN FRENCH RAILWAYS AND THE OPENING OF ENTIRELY NEW SERVICES: THE "CORAL" TRAINS. THE RESULTS OF THE ABOVE STUDIES SHOWED A GREAT DESIRE FOR PUNCTUALITY, FREQUENCY, SPEED, IMPROVEMENT IN COMFORT, ESPECIALLY IN SECOND CLASS, WITHOUT INCREASE IN TARIFFS. THE "CORAL" TRAINS WERE PUT INTO SERVICE TO MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS; THEIR OPERATION IS DESCRIBED IN THIS ARTICLE.

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 481-3
  • Serial:
    • Transports
    • Issue Number: 206
    • Publisher: Editions Techniques et Economiques
    • ISSN: 0564-1373

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01296068
  • 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