Wardman, M.R., Shires, J.D., Lythgoe, W.F. and Tyler, J. (2004) Consumer Benefits and Demand Impacts of Regular Train Timetables. International Journal of Transport Management, 2 (1). pp. 27-37. ISSN 1471-4051
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This paper reports novel research into the benefits that rail travellers receive from more regular features of timetables over and above any benefits of improved frequency. A Stated Preference (SP) exercise amongst rail travellers was conducted to estimate these benefits and the generally plausible results have been used to enhance a rail demand model which in turn has been used to forecast the effect on demand of more regular timetables for a range of situations. Not surprisingly, the demand impacts are generally relatively small, although they would be welcome additional benefits in the evaluation of a regular timetable.
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|Keywords:||Railways, Regular Timetables, Passenger Benefits, Stated Preference|
|Institution:||The University of Leeds|
|Academic Units:||The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)|
|Depositing User:||Adrian May|
|Date Deposited:||23 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||16 Sep 2014 08:15|