ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF RAIL, ROAD AND AIR TRANSPORT

A study which the author carried out for the UIC. A series of detailed calculations are made concerning specific energy consumption in cubic centimeters per passenger/km or ton km for various types of passenger and freight transport with different load coefficients. Various categories of train are examined as well as DC 9 and Boeing 727 aircraft over distances of 500 km, and 25-tonne diesel lorries.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

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  • Authors:
    • BAUMGARTNER, J P
  • Publication Date: 1976-1

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 22-29
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131262
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM