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Issues and Challenges in Transportation

  • Leo A. M. van DongenEmail author
  • Lex Frunt
  • Mohammad Rajabalinejad
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Part of the Asset Analytics book series (ASAN)

Abstract

Dynamics of society directly influence the demands for transportation. This paper elaborates this subject for the rail industry in the Netherlands. The paper explains how the market needs to continuously change the rail industry in the Netherlands and describes the current challenges for delivering world-class services for the rail operation.

Keywords

Railways Systems integration Operations 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leo A. M. van Dongen
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Lex Frunt
    • 2
  • Mohammad Rajabalinejad
    • 1
  1. 1.Maintenance Engineering GroupUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Netherlands RailwaysUtrechtThe Netherlands

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