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   Wide-body stock  evaluated  
A 10 to 20% increase in car body width allows for the accommodation of another seat per row in passenger stock. This has strong effects on both energy efficiency and life cycle costs.
Technology field: Space utilisation
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References / Links:  Euro Transport Consult 1997;  Reemtsema, Kurz 1997;  Andersson et al. 2001;  Ernst 2001
Related projects:  The purchase of the new Copenhagen S-trains
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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