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This Report is one of two that have been prepared in the BTE to review the state of knowledge in the field of alternative road vehicle technologies and to indicate the magnitude of possible benefits (the other being a report on electric cars).

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
environment and energy
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This Report presents the results of a consumer preference survey in urban rail carriage design. The survey was carried out by the BTE in Brisbane in May and June, 1973, with the cooperation of Queensland Railways.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
rail
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This Paper describes the design and operation of a fully-automated materials handling system which differs in many respects from conventional systems.

Publication Type
Occasional Paper
Publication Subject(s)
freight
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The rapid development of mining in the Pilbara region of north west Australia has already increased the transport task in the region and is expected to increase it much more.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
freight
regions
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This is the second Report by the BTE on capital investment in urban public transport, the previous Report having been produced in June 1972.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
cities
rail
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The evaluations presented in this Report have been made to determine the least cost sleeper alternative for each of three railway projects.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
rail
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This study attempts a quantitative assessment of Tasmania's transport disabilities relative to the other States and covers interstate shipping to Tasmania, together with closely related topics such as Tasmanian port operations and freight forwardi

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
freight
maritime
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This Report presents the evaluations of alternative public transport improvements in the urban corridor between Perth and Fremantle.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
cities
rail
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This Report was prepared as the basis for the Standing Committee of Advisers report to the Australian Transport Advisory Council on urban public transport needs in this decade.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
rail
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The general approach in this Report is to concentrate on the costs directly borne by wool at the various stages of ownership from grower to mill.

Publication Type
Research Report
Publication Subject(s)
freight
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