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RESEARCH ON RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FREIGHT TRANSPORT AND TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IN SELECTED EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Jozef GNAP / Pavol VARJAN * / Pavol ĎURANA / Mariusz KOSTRZEWSKI

Keywords : infrastructure; freight transport; road transport; rail transport

Citation Information : Transport Problems. Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 63-74, DOI: https://doi.org/10.20858/tp.2019.14.3.6

License : (CC BY 4.0)

Received Date : 17-March-2018 / Accepted: 20-August-2019 / Published Online: 04-November-2019

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The article deals with research on the relationship between the performance of road and rail freight transport and transport infrastructure in EU countries. The authors of the article examined the relationship between transport performance and transport infrastructure by correlation and regression analyses. Verification of the statistical significance of the regression model was also performed. The main objective of the contribution is to find out what are the relationships and influences between transport infrastructure and development of transport performance. Research has shown that the strength of the relationship between transport infrastructure and transport performance is different for states. There are strong dependencies as well as strong independent relationships between the transport infrastructure and transport performance.

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