Conception of modernization of a line section example in the context of a fast railway connection

Authors

  • Jerzy Mikulski University of Economics in Katowice, Katowice, Poland Author
  • Karolina Gorzelak University of Economics in Katowice, Katowice, Poland Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.5842

Keywords:

high speed rail, HSR, technical study, fast railway

Abstract

For centuries, it is known that people always prefer to accommodate in the region where there is good transportation network. Proper organization of transportation is one of the key elements which influence the dynamics of the World economics system development. Thanks to infrastructure modernization which allows to transfer the goods between engaged parties, it is possible to increase production and commonly to intense exploitation of areas located near this infrastructure among others in industry purposes. With regard to increasing demand for effective and efficient transportation system, there is a real need to improve communication and transportation infrastructure. A chance for this target shall be modern high technologies, which allows running with very high speed and thus also to reduce journey time. For this purpose there were established and is still developing relatively new product – high speed rail which is supposed to revolutionize modern transportation system functioning in the World. The article calls attention on a chance for improving competitiveness of rail freight transportation in Poland thanks to developing high speed rail network. There is underlined also rationality of modernization of the rail line which connect the biggest cities in South part of Poland. The descriptive part of the article refers to the high speed rail system and its development conditions. The research part is a technical feasibility study about section Cracow – Katowice – Wroclaw and possibilities for adopting it to achieve high speed rail line parameters.

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2017-12-31

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Mikulski, J., & Gorzelak, K. (2017). Conception of modernization of a line section example in the context of a fast railway connection. Archives of Transport, 44(4), 47-54. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.5842

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