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Table 10 CBA results

From: Adapted cost-benefit analysis methodology for innovative railway services

Euro millions (NPV) Service area 1 Service area 2 Service area 3
Investment costsa 3,3 5,6 2,2
Development costs 35,5 54,9 4,0
Operating costs 11,7 38,4 4,9
Total costs 50,5 98,9 11,1
Internal benefits (users’ surplus) 16,7 73,1 2,4
External benefits (reduction of external costs) 77,8 123,3 3,8
Total benefits 94,5 196,4 6,2
Total NPV 43,9 97,5 4,9
ERR 14 % 18 % n.c.
BCR 1,9 2,0 0,6
  1. Source: Authors’ elaborations
  2. aFinancial costs for investment in terminals (necessary adjustments of the intermodal terminals for the implementation of the container-mover technology): investment in terminal infrastructure: 300.000 € per terminal; investment in terminal equipment: 1.000.000 € per terminal. Conversion factors are applied