INTERMODAL COMPARISONS OF ENERGY INTENSIVENESS IN LONG- DISTANCE TRANSPORT

This note compares various figures for direct EI (Energy Intensiveness) for different modes of long-haul passenger and freight transport. The author comments on the high EI of superfast rail travel, especially where trains must pass through tunnels, and refers to a study dealing with power requirements for pushing trains through long tunnels.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  USA  10523
  • Authors:
    • SEYMER, N
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

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  • Accession Number: 00147837
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 2001 12:00AM