The prospects for European railways. Is the second railway age still here or yet to begin?

Moshe Givoni, Torben Holvad

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Abstract

Transport technologies seldom make a comeback, save in nostalgia trips for well-heeled tourists. Stagecoaches have not made a reappearance on the Bath Road, nor sedan chairs on the streets of London. But there is a spectacular exception: railways, written off thirty years ago as a Victorian anachronism destined to atrophy before the steady growth of motorway traffic, have suddenly become one of the basic technologies of the twenty-first century. The reason of course is the high-speed train...

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-10
Number of pages6
JournalBuilt Environment
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

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