Vladislav Zitrický

Vladislav Zitrický
University of Žilina · Department of Railway Transport

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The issues that determine the capacity of railway infrastructure are topical in situations that are reaching operating limits. According to the objectives of the European transport policy, it is assumed that up to 30% of road freight over 300 km should shift to other modes such as rail or waterborne transport by 2030. The transport system should be...
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Ensuring the safety of railway transport operation requires constant monitoring of the technical condition of individual elements of railway infrastructure. The necessary activities that contribute to maintaining good operational condition of the railway transport line also include the diagnostics of track length. Diagnostics of railway tracks is m...
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The technology of augmented reality is often confused with virtual reality and differs fundamentally. While augmented reality complements the real environment with virtual elements, virtual reality completely replaces this environment. Complicating the currently used technological process due to incorrectly or "violently" augmented reality can resu...
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Quality and efficient long-distance transport as a key system of public passenger transport could be the basis for the national and international comprehensive integrated transport system. Especially due to the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 disease, the demand for long-distance transport has significantly decreased since March 2020 in the Slovak...
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Koľajová doprava v okolí Bratislavského letiska funguje len pre účely nákladnej prepravy primárne v podobe dovozu pohonných látok, čomu je uspôsobená aj daná infraštruktúra. Potenciál Bratislavského letiska M. R. Štefánika v súčasnosti nie je vyčerpaný, avšak možnosti prístupu k tomuto letisku sú značne vymedzené stupňom rozvinutia jednotlivých dru...
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The current conditions of the railway infrastructure near the M. R. Štefánik Airport is analysed as unsatisfactory. The current form of the railway infrastructure of the monitored area is not adapted to the creation of a suitable place for boarding and alighting of passengers. The point determined for boarding and alighting of passengers must be at...
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– At present, the world economy is experiencing major technical and economic changes. In the field of rail transport, the challenge is the implementation of information and communication technologies, i.e. the incorporation of Industry 4.0 elements into the operation of rail transport. An important part of this is their mutual global integration. T...
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The connection of international economies in the world represents an important role for the development of modern economies of countries. This phenomenon is known as globalization. The article describes in more detail the dependence of the Slovak Republic on the economies of East Asia, where mathematical research was performed on macroeconomic indi...
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In the territory of the Slovak Republic, the transportation of goods from east to west is carried out in Eastern Slovak Trasnsshipment. The transportation of goods in direct international rail transport between the Slovak Republic, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine is carried out through the border crossing points Čierna nad Tisou – Čop and Maťov...
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Traveling through a transport network, or ordering and delivering packets, involves fundamental decision-making processes which can be approached by game theory: Rather than simply choosing a route, individuals need to evaluate routes in the presence of the congestion resulting from the decisions made by themselves and everyone else. In this paper,...
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The railway transport sector in Slovakia has recorded significant changes in recent decades, which were related to the change in the orientation of the national economy as well as the creation of a single European railway market. The transformation of the national economy and the railway market has also had an impact on the operation of railway sid...
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Digitalization and innovative technologies are becoming indispensable tools for the expected and desired transformation of the supply chain. They allow you to optimize capacity, strengthen performance, improve quality while ensuring the flexibility of the whole chain. The digital transformation of processes and the implementation of new technologie...
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The physical nature of optical, optometric and photometric materials diagnostics systems in industrial production and in the transport industry is currently undergoing revolutionary changes. There is not enough theoretical and practical information on the scientific market about fundamental changes in this scientific field. Extreme precision and hi...
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Transport of goods in direct international rail transport between the Slovak Republic, the Russian Federation and Ukraine takes place through the border crossing stations Čierna nad Tisou – Čop and Maťovce – Užhorod. These border crossing points are places on a wide gauge and normal gauge line. In stations, loading, unloading and reloading of wagon...
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The arrival of new customers along the new Iron Silk Road also brings new transport opportunities. The liberalization of railway transport has created many wagons over the railway market throughout the EU, especially in the field of freight transport. Choosing the preferable carrier that can fit the needs of customers is challenging. Each rail frei...
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Various damage to the railway rail has a significant impact on the operation safety and life of the railway infrastructure. The paper focuses on failure analysis of rare cyclic damage to the surface of a railway rail loaded with normal operation. Straining of the rail at the point of contact with a railway wheel, due to vertical forces, causes perm...
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One of the main priorities of transport policy in the EU is to take measures to support railway transport as an environmentally friendly transport mode. An interesting challenge for a railway transport operation is represented with cost items for its operation. This problem is exacerbated if transport flows are routed through a congested railway in...
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The European Union is the first and only region worldwide where passengers have comprehensive and integrated fundamental rights on all modes of transport. The rights are based on the principles of non-discrimination, accurate, timely and accessible information as well as prompt and adequate assistance. There is also a specific code of transport reg...
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Inland transport in European Union is facing difficult but fundamental goals to achieve. Most of them are more accurately described in the White Paper on the future of Europe. By signing the Treaty of Lisbon, every European country is obligated to fulfil the legislation of the European Parliament. The main document dealing with the transport issue...
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Current business trends push transport companies to improve the efficiency of their entrepreneurial activities, what is closely related to costs reduction and revenues increase. Many transport companies achieve it empirically, but some mathematical algorithms, mainly from operational research, can be used to improve the efficiency of railway transp...
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The rolling stock, its operation and maintenance are one of the problems that concern every rail carrier. Appropriate scheduling of wagons composition, its circulation and maintenance is not simple, especially if the carrier has a low number of locomotives and wagons used every day. In this paper is proposed a technology of wagons composition in th...
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Functional transport systems represent an important place in terms of the population mobility and generate a prerequisite for the economic-related development among individual regions. Population mobility increase in recent decades also pushes a question regarding the sustainable development of various world economies. However, a growing need to tr...
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The definition of the term of substitute bus transport is anchored in the legislation of each EU Member State differently. This paper is focused on the analysis of the concept of alternative bus transport in terms of legal acts in the Slovak Republic. A substitute bus service is in practice a public bus service that is operated instead of a tempora...
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Tariff policy outline and the formation of prices for services in freight transport currently lie in the competencies of individual carriers. Price formation in freight transport is fully liberalized and it has contributed mainly to a fair competition and a more effective acquisition activity of railway undertakings. In EU countries, tariffs in rai...
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The paper focuses on modular conveyors, mainly dedicated for the transport of parcel goods of various properties. Accent will also be put to their use in processes where the belt's resistance to higher temperatures or to mechanical damage is required. The solution is aimed on the use for installation in larger transport units, production as well as...
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Following the liberalisation of the railway infrastructure, the non-discriminatory approach to each railway undertaking is necessary, including the issue of the train paths provision in terms of the railway infrastructure capacity. Expression and provision of the throughput capacity of the railway network by absolute number of train paths appear to...
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Transport is a significant part of international trade in the economic globalization. Continual growth of goods flows between Europe and Asia forces the business companies to find new possibilities of transport routes by the maintenance of speed, reliability and economic efficiency of transport chains. These facts represent opportunities for railwa...
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The paper deals with analysis of the development of performances in freight rail transport in comparison with the development of gross domestic product as the main indicator measuring the economic performance of the country and on the other hand the performances in passenger rail transport in relation to the development of the average monthly wage...
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In view of a continuously growing freight turnover, the road transport has been increasingly developing not only in the Slovak Republic, but also in the European Union, as a whole. The European Union, by applying legal instruments, seeks to change the situation in favour of safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly modes of transport, such...
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The geographic position of the Slovak Republic and transport flows of goods create assumptions for the development of rail freight transport. Market share of railway transport in the Slovak Republic is about 20% of the overall transport volume. This share is largely formed by the international transport. International railway transport has In the S...
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Main challenge of logistics is delivering right assortment of products in exact amount, to exact place, in exact time, ecologically and for exact price. Logistics deals with freight transport but when the word ‘products’ is changed to ‘passengers’, then many principles can be applied to passenger transport. Railway passenger transport is the key pa...
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Current economical trends create new requirements to population mobility. People always travel for many reasons and they are very dependent on the system of passenger transport. There are several modes of transport, but passengers mostly use road and rail transport. Passenger transport system is influenced by many qualitative factors with various i...
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This paper presents the individual parameters of the selected railway corridors in the selected country. Particularly, it describes the specific features of selected corridors in this country, summarizes their capacity, as well as proposes the methodology in order to specify the capacity of given railway section. The outcome is represented by the c...
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Transport volume in the Slovak Republic is growing continuously every year. This rising trend is influenced by the development of car industry and its suppliers. Slovak republic has also a geographic strategy position in middle Europe from the side of transport corridors (east-west and north-south). The development of transport volume in freight tr...
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This paper deals with the issue of macroeconomic evaluation of projects regarding the construction of traffic infrastructure and equipment. The objective of traffic infrastructure projects is to ensure the improvement of public welfare and decrease the negative impacts on the environment. Individual projects must be developed properly therefore the...
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PurposeThis paper presents a method for optimising freight traffic procedures on the border between Slovakia (European Union) and Ukraine. Background In Eastern Europe a considerable volume of goods is usually carried by rail. On the Ukrainian side there is the Chop railway station, the largest entry/exit rail point and on the Slovakian side there...
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The transportation purpose represents the most important objective of regional passenger transport. The decision on determining the way of the passengers checking is one of the attributes that needs to be considered in relation to the passengers transportation. This issue may be solved by utilizing the checking devices and their appropriate placeme...
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The article deals with the proposal of methodology for measuring the customer satisfaction with the logistics services. The methodology reflects mostly the subjective quality evaluation which is based on the directly and indirectly measurable characteristics. Researched characteristics result from the customer feelings, wishes, requirements and the...
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The task of integrated transport system in passenger transport is connection between their other modes. One part of implementation of integrated transport system is set up the ticketing system for validation. This problem can solving by the ticket machines and their location. When ticket machines are located in vehicle, we create conditions for Sel...
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Quality has a fundamental influence to the services in passenger transport. The main objective of transport is to satisfy customers’ (passengers’) requirements on the qualitative, flexible, fast and safe carriage of people and goods. Organisers of transport (public authority), providers of transport services and their customers have a different vie...
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The paper describes UIC methodology and a technique used by Slovakian infrastructure managers for estimating railway capacity and proposes a new approach to evaluating the capacity consumption of a track line (occupation time) based on the graphic approach. The new methodology concerns for the assessment of infrastructure occupation time and is a c...
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The article deals with possibilities of transport modelling in public passenger transport. The article deals with the modelling itself and than also focuses on the modal split modelling. It also includes factors influencing the modal split.

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