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Preliminary Assessment Of A Fuel Cell Public Transport System For A Medium-sized City In The Year 2020

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT040601

Volume

75

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

329 kb

Author(s)

M. Karlström, P. Hultén & L. Bagge

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to make a preliminary assessment of the description of a system made in Fuel Cells in a Medium-Sized City, a paper presented at this same conference. It discusses the consequences of introducing a fuel cell public transport system in a fictitious medium sized city in Europe, "Excity". First, the vehicle stock capacity needed for reducing congestion to an acceptable level is calculated. Thereafter, a route system is designed for a light rail or a guided bus system, both of them using modularly designed 12 meter fuel cell vehicles. The effect requirement and energy use per vehicle,

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