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Applied Sustainability: The Railway Case

Alejandro Varón Tischer, SENER


Applied Sustainability:

The Railway Case

By Alejandro Varón Tischer,

Project Manager at SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas

www.sener.es


Applied Sustainability: The Railway Case


Sustainability: My definition


Sustainability: My definition


IMPACT AREAS


ENERGY Why is it important?

Source: DB Sustainability 2010

Source: www.fsitaliane.it 2010

Source: ADIF Sustainability Report 2010

Source: JR East&Central Sustainability Reports 2010/11

Source: SNCF Guidelines for Good Practice 2008


ENERGY Energy use Rail Operators vs. Countries


ENERGY Regenerative braking

Train Train B B

B

accelerating

accelerating

To grid

grid

Train Train A A braking

braking

Train Train Train braking

braking

Source: ADIF


ENERGY O&M Coordinated Timetables

Source: ADIF


ENERGY Alignment

STATION STATION A A

STATION STATION B

B

Horizontal alignment

STATION STATION A A

STATION STATION B

B

Sag/“Valley” alignment


ENERGY Alignment – Energy consumed

25.0

20.0

15.0

10.0

5.0

0.0

0+000 0+959 1+695

kWh Horz

kWh Valley


ENERGY Climatization

Source: Metro de Madrid

PACÍFICO METRO STATION (MADRID, SPAIN)


ENERGY Climatization

STOCKHOLM CENTRAL STATION (SWEDEN)


ENERGY Renewables

Source: Ferrocarrils Generalitat Valenciana

Solar panels

Source: www.inhabitat.com

New developments


ENERGY Lighting techniques

Passive

Sources: FGV

www.lledoenergia.es

LED


WATER Consumption reduction

Source: www.aquafrisch.com


MATERIALS Types


MATERIALS Hybrid Trains

Talgo S-730

Source: ADIF


MATERIALS Hybrid Trains

Electrified track

Not electrified track


MATERIALS Electrified tracks worldwide

0.2%

0.2%

4%

4%

58% 58%

58%

80%

80%

48%

48%

51% 51%

51%

46%

46%

32% 32%

32%

70%

70%


Social Transit Oriented Development

Source:

www.flicker.com/Davemelbourne


CONCLUSION


CASE STUDY Madrid-Seville

Source: García Álvarez, 2008


Thank You for your kind attention

For comments or more info:

alejandro.varon@sener.es

SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas

www.sener.es

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