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Urban Rail and Intermodal Freight Strategies in the Zurich Area: A Case Study From Switzerland

Martin Ruesch (Rapp Trans Ltd., Zürich, Switzerland)

Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities

ISBN: 978-0-08-044260-0, eISBN: 978-0-08-047322-2

Publication date: 22 July 2004

Abstract

This contribution describes the urban freight structure in the Zurich area, the possibilites and the potential for rail and intermodal transport. It contains results from studies made for the authorities of the city and the canton of Zurich and also from European research projects. It also notes supporting measures and framework conditions to reach a modal shift from road to rail based transport.

Citation

Ruesch, M. (2004), "Urban Rail and Intermodal Freight Strategies in the Zurich Area: A Case Study From Switzerland", Daganzo, C.F. (Ed.) Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 365-379. https://doi.org/10.1108/9780080473222-026

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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