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international comparison of the economic efficiency of passenger railway systems

Canada. Royal Commission on National Passenger Transportation.

international comparison of the economic efficiency of passenger railway systems

by Canada. Royal Commission on National Passenger Transportation.

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Published by The Division in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Passenger traffic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport prepared for the Research Division, Royal Commission on National Passenger Transportation [by] Tae Hoon Oum and Chunyan Yu.
    ContributionsYu, Chunyan., Oum, Tae Hoon
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 89 p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20665892M
    ISBN 100662198816

    APTA statistical products serve as the definitive resource for industry statistics, primarily the annual Fact Book. The Fact Book provides a wide range of data for all public transportation systems, including those that do not report to the National Transit Database. Effective railway systems for India's growing future , PM IST. In the next five years, Indian railway market will be the 3rd largest, accounting to 10% of the global market and Metro rail is going to be 70% of the railway market in India.

    US Railroad Efficiency: A Brief Economic Overview By Gerard J. McCullough, Ph.D. Department of Applied Economics University of Minnesota The focus of U.S. transportation policy in the 19th and 20th centuries was on extending the benefits of transportation to more locales and to more Size: KB. Efficiency Measures and Output Specification: The Case of European Railways. Pedro Cantos*, Jos M. Pastor, and Lorenzo Serrano Universidad de Valencia. Abstract. This study analyzes the sensitivity of the efficiency indicators of a sample of European railway companies to different alternatives in .

    analyse efficiency, recent order-m methodology and the proposed comparison, the railways company with herself. The main results, based on the analysis of panel data in the second stage reveal that; the introduction of competition within the sector (in both passenger and freight markets) has had a positive impact in the efficiency. RAILWAY (DE)REGULATION: A EUROPEAN EFFICIENCY COMPARISON1 Guido Friebel,2 Marc Ivaldi3 and Catherine Vibes4 This Version: 2nd November First Version: 4th November 1 We thank Lou Thompson for setting up the data set and his generous help in using it. We are also grateful for comments of participants at a seminar in Toulouse and at the Eighth European Workshop on Efficiency.


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