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Table 2 Estimation of GLCs for service area 1

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

  All road (GLCAR) Regular rail (GLCRR) SPECTRUM rail (GLCSR)
A) Euro per tkma 0.09 0.05 0.07
B) Distance (km)b 530 530 480
C) Fare per ton = A*B 43.7 30.8 35.9
D) Unit VoT (Euro per tkm)c 2.81
E) Average speed (Km/h)d 80 60 82
F) Transport time (hours) 6.6 14.0 11.9
of which: Pre + post haulagee 0 2.5 1.9
 Main haulagef 6.6 5.5 4.0
 Stopsh 0 6.0 6.0
G) VoT per Ton = D*F 18.6 39.4 33.5
GLC (Euro per ton) = C + G 62.3 70.2 69.4
  1. Sources: Please see footnotes (6 to 12)
  2. aAssumptions validated by railway and logistics experts within the SPECTRUM consortium
  3. bBased on public routing software calculation
  4. cEstimations based on figures from HEATCO [12]
  5. dAssumptions validated by railway and logistics experts within the SPECTRUM consortium
  6. eCalculated basing on the average speed and the distance
  7. fCalculated basing on the average speed and the distance
  8. hhAn average 2 h per stop is assumed