Possibilities for Enhancement of the Quality of Krakow’s Tram Transport with Tunnel Sections

  • Marek BauerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 21)


Presented paper compares transport capacities, travel times and speeds attained by underground trains and trams. The components of the journey time for public transport trips have been described. Differences in the travel time resulting from different lengths of track sections between stops are discussed. The physical and regression models for estimation of running time for trams were presented and compared. And then, new locations for tunnel tram routes in Krakow have been proposed. For tunnel sections, potential benefits for public transport passengers, which can be used in the planning analyzes of Krakow’s transport system development, were identified.


Transport planning Tram Underground Tunnel Travel time 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Road and Railway EngineeringCracow University of TechnologyCracowPoland

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