Long Distance Rail Services to Airports



Long Distance Rail Services to Airports

Authors

NIBLETT R, Colin Buchanan and Partners, UK

Description

In 1995 the European Union commissioned the author's firm to carry out a study of the current state of long-distance rail services to airports. The main objective was to review best practice in terms of the services provided, interchange design, marketing

Abstract

In 1995 the European Union commissioned the author's firm to carry out a study of the current state of long-distance rail services to airports. The main objective was to review best practice in terms of the services provided, interchange design, marketing and any other relevant issues. This would enable the EU to be in a better position to evaluate requests for funding for new rail access to airports. A further objective was to find out how far rail services could act as substitutes for short-hanl air services, which could release runway capacity at certain airports.

This paper summarises the conclusions of the report to the EU.

Publisher

Association for European Transport