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Table 6 Starting data for calculating external costs along the Brenner corridor [35]

From: Options for reducing external costs from freight transport along the Brenner corridor

Starting assumptions for the calculation of external costs
Data Features Data selected in the study
Vehicle type 1 Vehicle type 2 Train
Vehicle Vehicle model Articulated truck Rigid truck Train with 2 locomotives
Fuel Diesel Diesel Electric traction
European emissions classification Euro 0 – Euro 6 Euro 0 – Euro 6
Load Total mass: 40 t Total mass: 26–28 t Gross train weight: 1200 t
Tare: 8 t Tare: 7.5 t Gross freight weight: 1020 t
Load capacity: 32 t Load capacity: 20 t Net freight weight: 597 t
Goods transported: 16 t Goods transported: 10 t
Type of emissions considered Hot emissions Hot emissions
Infrastructure Type Motorway Motorway Railway
Maximum travel speed 80 km/h 80 km/h 100 km/h
Slope Min: −4% Min: −4%
Max: + 4% Max: + 4%
Geographical context Rural Rural Rural
Congestion level Free flow, with temporary exception between Bressanone and Vipiteno Free flow, with temporary exception between Bressanone and Vipiteno
Emission models Macro scale HBEFA HBEFA Not used (TTW phase)