THE RAILWAY: THE MOST ENERGY-SAVING TRANSPORT MODE

DIE EISENBAHN: DAS ENERGIESPARSAMSTE VERKEHRSMITTEL

The author considers critically the energy consumption of road, rail and inland waterway transport. Among the conclusions reached is the fact that the specific consumption of primary energy for passenger and freight transport by road is six times higher than for the same traffic by rail.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Verlags AG der Akademischen Technischen Vereine

    Postfach 630
    8021 Zurich,   Switzerland 
  • Authors:
    • Bauermeister, K
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 327-329
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183615
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM