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  • Accessibility of the railway network in Slovakia
  • Accessibility ; Railway ; Railway network ; Regional disparities ; Slovak Republic ; Transport
  • The aim of this study is to point to the state of the railway network and the position of the railway transport in Slovakia ; to assess the accessibility of the railway in terms of accessibility of the nearest railway station of passenger transport
  • from the individual communes and to point to regional disparities in the matter. Regional disparities in railway accessibility were assessed based on the maximum distance from the commune to the nearest railway station and based on the mean weighted
  • distance from the commune to the nearest railway station. The effect of closing the passenger transport on 15 regional tracks for the level of railway station accessibility was also assessed. - (BJ)
  • Formation of the modern transportation system in Japan in terms of the relation between trunk railway and private railway lines
  • Historical geography ; Japan ; Nationalization ; Railway ; Transport ; Transport system ; Twentieth Century
  • The A. defines the modern transportation system in Japan as the transportation system of which the railway is the main component. Transport coordination is examined with the method of historical geography on the basis of the location of railway
  • Towards a common European passenger railway system
  • Europe ; Forecast ; Liberalisation ; Passengers ; Railway ; Railway network
  • The full liberalization of passenger railway transport is scheduled for 1st January 2010. it is expected that by this time, both the technical and legal interoperability of European railways will have been achieved. This article discusses
  • the current legislative, infrastructural and organizational undertakings aiming at creating a competitive and modern railway transport system on a pan-continental scale, as well as gives an example of good practices in this field.
  • Competition ; Germany ; High speed train ; Network ; Railway traffic ; Transport
  • With the reform of the railways, european railway companies principally have access to German federal railway lines without discrimination. A perspective for the competitors in long-distance transport lies in the creation of an interregionally
  • linked second long-distance network for regions that are remote from the European Intercity / Intercity railways stations. Thus railway companies does not consider itself as a competitor for railway lines of the German railway, but as a supplement to long
  • -distance transport of the German Railways. - (IFL)
  • The railways of Britain: an unstudied map corpus
  • Cartography ; England ; Nineteenth Century ; Railway ; Railway network ; Twentieth Century ; United Kingdom
  • Railway mapping, a distinctive genre of cartography, came into existence with the invention of railway transport in Britain. The planned route for the first public railway, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, was surveyed by 1820 as a statutory
  • requirement for the Act of Parliament that was necessary before construction could proceed. This paper summarizes the archival history of Britain’s railway maps and describes eleven broad categories of railway cartography that collectively form a coherent body
  • of maps covering much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and which await better access and comprehensive study. It also underlines the urgency of ensuring the preservation of the railway map archive from further loss and destruction.
  • The great Uhuru railway, Chinna's showpiece in Africa
  • London's lost railways
  • Better use of railways
  • The Scottish railway system. An integrated approach
  • Agriculture in France on the eve of the railway age.
  • Spoorwegen en industrialisatie in Nederland. (Railways and industrialisation in the Netherlands)
  • Description of the role of railways for industrial and economic development, with a case-study of the development of the province of Noord Brabant in this respect. The authors conclude that in the first phase of network development municipalities
  • with railway connextions were favoured in attracting new industries. They are not sure if this is also the case for separate industrial branches. (AGD).
  • Yugoslav railways, 1979-1986
  • The railway network, safety and signalling and telecommunications appliances and installations, traction and carriage pools, carriage, economic position, investment and indebtedness, self-management organization level, personnel.
  • Modal participation in freight transportation in Nigeria: the role of the railway
  • Road transport for exporting freight traffic has taken the place of rail transport. To survive the railways must develop internal, bulky, long haul traffic and modernize the system. (EMS).
  • The geography of disused railways : what is happening in Portugal ?
  • Communication network ; Leisure ; Network ; Portugal ; Railway ; Restructuring process ; Transport policy
  • Construction of Tokaido railway in Shizuoka prefecture during the 1880s and the attitude of regional society
  • Historical geography ; Infrastructure ; Japan ; Nineteenth Century ; Railway ; Transport ; Years 1880-89
  • The route finally adopted as the Tokaido Railway was conclusively determined by conditions of civil engineering, such as gradient, numbers of tunnels and bridges, and other geomorphological factors, in spite of various movements by regional
  • societies. The railway stations were located at the most suitable points near important towns on the route. - (KA)
  • After an introduction into the development of railways, vehicles and the railway network of the GDR, settlements, landscapes, and technical facilities of the Reichsbahn along 95 railway lines are described. The book is complemented by survey maps
  • , line map, map of city and narrow-gauge railways, as well as survey maps of tramways and Young Pioneers' railway lines. - (IH)
  • Ukraine's window to the West : the role of international railway connection in Transcarpathia (Zakarpattia)
  • Eastern Europe ; Europe ; Geopolitics ; International relations ; Railway network ; Road infrastructure ; Transcarpathia ; Transport ; Ukraine
  • In the paper the role of railway network of Transcarpathia (Zakarpattia) in the international transport connections of Ukraine is investigated. The geopolitical importance and favourable transit location of this region within Ukraine along
  • the international boundaries with Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, is well-known. The paper first focuses on the role of natural, political and transport factors in the development of railway network in the region from a historical perspective. Then the importance
  • of railway network in Transcarpathia for the development of international freight traffic in the USSR is highlighted. The role of geopolitical interests in the past and present is demonstrated. The analytical part of the paper focuses on the latest changes
  • Identifying the impact on land prices of replacing at-grade or elevated railways with underground subways in the Seoul Metropolitan Area
  • The present study focuses on laying the empirical groundwork for the Seoul metropolitan government to replace at-grade or elevated railways with underground subways. Statistical tests have verified a significant difference in several variables
  • according to whether a station area belongs to at-grade (or elevated) railways or underground subways. As a result of the regression model, it is confirmed that the land price of areas along at-grade or elevated railways are much less than those along
  • underground railways, all else being equal.
  • Countryside ; Hungary ; Railway ; Railway network ; Tourism ; Tourist flow ; Transport
  • This paper shows the milieu of railway stations of Hungarian countryside towns and the processes going on there, which has an impact on tourists’ arrival. - (AM)
  • Railway construction in phases of transport development in Argentina and Venezuela
  • Argentina ; Development ; Economic development ; Economic history ; Economic impact ; Historical geography ; Infrastructure ; Railway ; Railway network ; Regional development ; South America ; Spatial organization ; Transport ; Venezuela