THE ROLE OF THE RAILROAD FOR SWEDISH GOODS TRANSPORT

JAERNVAEGENS ROLL FOER SVERIGES CODSTRANSPORTER

The following papers were presented at the conference: (1) Swedish railways in an international perspective (Furbaeck, B). (2) Present and future position of Swedish railways in the transport market. Market shares and marketing (Plyme, A). (3) Technical development of rail transport. Goods trains and wagons, container and piggy-back (Carlsson, B). (4) Is rail transport saving energy (Kordi, I). (5) The competition for long-distance freight transport. Rail or lorry transport (Landborn, J and Nelldal, P-L). (6) Shipping as an alternative to overland freight transport Gustavsson, B). In a panel discussion following the papers, the possibilities of cooperation between Swedish railways and haulage contractors are discussed.

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    Transportforskningskommissionen

    Grev Truegaten 12A
    Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Soederberg, J
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 168 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197292
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • ISBN: 91-85402-26-5
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TFK Rpt. 1978:10 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM