The share of track capacity that is required for a train to travel between two locations in a set time.
Train-path kilometers (train-path km)
See volume produced.
Train-path pricing system (TPS)
Includes the prices for train path utilization by customers (in particular those of train operating companies) depending on the particular market segment and the train-path kilometers traveled.
Agreement between the contracting organization and train operating company to provide regional passenger transport services.
Train kilometers (train km)
Equal to the journey of a train over a distance of 1 km.
United Nations Global Compact
The world’s largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate management. On the basis of its ten universal principles, it pursues the vision of an inclusive and sustainable global economy to the benefit of all people, communities and markets, today and in the future.
Distance traveled by train operating companies on the rail network. Unit of measurement: train-path kilometers (train-path km).
V brake shoes
Brake shoe made from composites (Verbundstoffen; V) which halves the rolling noise of freight cars. Collective term for K and LL brake shoes.
Checking and cutting/removing vegetation in and on the tracks using mechanical and chemical (only in the immediate vicinity of the tracks) procedures.
Key indicator to measure the service provided in passenger and freight transport. Units of measurement: passenger kilometers (pkm), ton kilometers (tkm).
See K and LL brake shoe.
Method of calculating fuel emissions including the entire supply process.