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Railways and energy (English)


A railway vehicle requires substantially less propulsive energy than a road vehicle of the same weight moving at the same speed. However, other factors favor road transport. As a result, the ratio of energy consumption by the two modes varies widely depending...  See More +

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  • Alston, Liviu L.;
  • 1984/03/31
  • Staff Working Paper;
  • SWP634
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Railways and energy
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