Role of Railway Transport in Green Deal 2050 Challenge – Situation in the Czech Republic

  • Václav Lauda Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Transportation Sciences
  • Vojtěch Novotný Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Transportation Sciences
Keywords: modal split, railway transport, sustainable mobility, gravitation model, service quality

Abstract

Motivating people to switch to public transport from using their own car is one of the most important parts on the way to accomplishing the Green Deal 2050 challenge. In the Czech Republic, where the number of passengers was rapidly rising in the pre-pandemic time, individual car transport still offers many more travel benefits than railway lines for most long-distance rela-tions. How to strategically develop the railway infra-structure? Will the planned high-speed railways really be the appropriate solution to this problem in time? Will they satisfy all the different requirements of passengers who are potentially able to switch from car to train?

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Published
2022-09-30
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Lauda V, Novotný V. Role of Railway Transport in Green Deal 2050 Challenge – Situation in the Czech Republic. Promet [Internet]. 2022Sep.30 [cited 2022Dec.2];34(5):801-12. Available from: https://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/4117
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