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Modernisation Of Railway Infrastructure In The Slovak Republic

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR120191

Volume

127

Pages

13

Page Range

211 - 223

Published

2012

Size

4,937 kb

Author(s)

L. Ižvolt & S. Hodas

Abstract

This paper presents the current status and overview of ongoing and planned modernisation of the railway infrastructure in Slovakia in relation to trans- European corridors passing through the territory of the Slovak Republic. This modernisation of railway infrastructure is supposed to increase the competitiveness of railway transport. Following the technical requirements resulting from international agreements AGC and AGTC and interoperability requirements there are characterized the current and future trends in design and technological processes of modernisation of the main railway corridors for the operation of train sets at the speed 160 km.h-1, capable of operation even for the train sets with tilting units up to 200 km.h-1. In the second part, some realized and planned investments which are the part of the railway infrastructure in the Slovak Republic will be characterized, such as the marshalling yard Žilina- Teplička, in operation since 2012, as well as localization and dispositions of planned intermodal transport terminals. Keywords: railway infrastructure, track modernisation, construction, software support, track, marshalling yard, intermodal transport terminal.

Keywords

railway infrastructure, track modernisation, construction, software support, track, marshalling yard, intermodal transport terminal