5 edition of Railroad Freight Transportation Research Needs(CP 2) (Conference Proceedings Series) found in the catalog.
by Transportation Research Board
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||149|
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It covers the range of railway passenger systems, from conventional and high speed inter-urban systems through to suburban, regional and urban ones. Research needs were considered within the broader framework of a future vision of the railroad industry. Future trends in transportation and logistics were examined from the viewpoints of the railroad industry, the research community, and shippers to help establish this future vision and provide the basis for identification of needed research.
Suggested Citation:"PANEL REPORTSâ€”TRANSPORTATION DEMAND AND RESEARCH NEEDS." National Research Council. Forecasts of Freight System Demand and Related Research Needs: Proceedings of a Workshop.
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. Forecasts of Freight System Demand and Related Research Needs: Proceedings of a Workshop () Chapter: CORPORATE PLANNINGâ€”TRANSPORTATION DEMAND, RAIL FREIGHT OPERATIONS CONSIDERATIONS.
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