Observatory

2020
Num. 2
The aim of the paper is to assess the actual capacity of the corridor lines in Slovakia in terms of the freight transport needs and EU transport policy objectives, based on the analysis of track... read all
2020
Num. 1
The development of advanced design tools and the increasing performance of the materials allow realising increasingly complex infrastructures that, as such, make the possible presence of errors made... read all
2019
Num. 12
Abstract - This paper describes how the Consortium Bonifica – Hitachi Rail STS has developed an expertise in Building Information Modelling (BIM)(1) implementation on a pilot project for a Railway... read all
2019
Num. 11
Summary - The following article describes the technical characteristics and the methods for maintaining efficient railway lines in some northern European countries that are historically accustomed to... read all
2019
Num. 10
Summary - This research makes a comparison between Granada’s and Tenerife’s line 1 LRTs in relation to the urban insertion, the technical characteristics of the lines and vehicles, the operational... read all
2019
Num. 9
Summary - The article provides an overview of the steps taken by electronic drives for railway vehicles, from the first steps of the ‘70s to the gradual diffusion up to the total affirmation of today... read all
2019
Num. 8
Summary - This paper aims to disclose the cause of amplification of surface vibration induced by train operation in rapid transit system. The surface vibration was measured on site, and a 2D finite-... read all
2019
Num. 6
Summary - The increasing demands of regularity and productivity of the railway system have induced to the use of new technologies for the remote control and the automatism of the apparatus in the... read all
2019
Num. 6
Summary - The data in the electronic tachograph records (ETR) constitute an important source of information necessary to improve railway operation both from the point of view of reliability and... read all
2019
Num. 4
Summary - In this study, we developed a methodology and refined two regressive models for estimating the number of drivers, using actual characteristics of public transport services. These... read all

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