Problemy Transportu i Logistyki

Previously: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Problemy Transportu i Logistyki

ISSN: 1644-275X     eISSN: 2353-3005    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/ptl.2016.33-02
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Issue archive / nr 1 (33) 2016
Risk of probable incidents during railways transport

Authors: Sarka Hoskova-Mayerova
University of Defence, Faculty of Military Technology, Department of Mathematics and Physics

Olga Becherova
University of Defence, Faculty of Military Leadership, Department of Emergency Management
Keywords: incident railways transport of dangerous substances the risks involved in transporting hazardous substances risk segments
Year of publication:2016
Page range:9 (15-23)
Klasyfikacja JEL: L92
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In recent years, transport has become more important, especially in the context of globalization. In this article authors discuss the prediction of possible emergency events connected with the railways transportation. Firstly, there is given an overview of current situation in the EU. Secondly, it is pointed out to relevant legislation and briefly described particular emergency events. Afterwards there is a summary of the important emergency events that occurred in people and goods transport on railways recently in the Czech Republic. Finally, the causes of those are evaluated. The analysis of the current state of the rail transportation of hazard materials set the objectives and limitations of the written work.
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