TITLE

Setting rail's research priorities

AUTHOR(S)
TRAVAINI, GIORGIO
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Nov2010, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the need of railroad operators in Europe to establish their priorities to identify the need for innovation and research into the future of railroad technology. He attributes the need to the growing demand for transport across the continent. He reflects on the plan of the European Raft Research Advisory Council to publish its first Research & Development (R&D) Roadmap in June 2012. The author advises operators to consider environmental impact, energy efficiency and safety in establishing priorities.
ACCESSION #
55237240

 

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