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Ex-post analysis of freight modal split

Project Number: 489

Project Leader: Inge Vierth

Start Date: 0000-00-00

End Date: 2017-12-31

The project studies which factors have influenced the total domestic freight transport volume and the modal split in Sweden during the last three decades. Main research question is which impact the permission of higher maximum weights for lorries in 1990, 1993 and 2015 had on the road transport demand and the competition between road and rail. National transport statistics are analysed to investigate the modal split on the aggregate level and for specific commodity groups.

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