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Transit-Oriented Development: does easy access to the railway station increase train use?

Author: Kees Maat and Christa Hubers Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment Delft University of Technology Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is the strategy to urbanise around railway stations in order to increase train ridership. However, the success highly depends on … Continue reading

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More delays as unavoidable effect of competition in railways?

I have been busy trying to reduce delays and delay propagation in railways for a long time now, so it looks quite surprising that somebody might want to increase delays instead. Well, that might be a result of a naive … Continue reading

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Will we finally have on time trains?

Train traffic has been always a source of complaints. I mean, trains that are too few. Or when they might have a decent frequency, they might be late. Or when they are on time, they might be too short. Or … Continue reading

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Slimmere materialen voor spoorstaven

Michaël Steenbergen van de sectie Railbouwkunde van de TU Delft onderzoekt in opdracht voor ProRail welke slimmere materialen je kunt inzetten om aantasting van het rijoppervlak van spoorstaven te voorkomen en hoe je de functionele levensduur van treinrails en -wissels … Continue reading

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