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NJIT high speed rail expert to address DC conference next week
Date:1/19/2012

The controversial issues behind the building of high speed rail lines in China will be the topic of conversation next week when NJIT Associate Professor Rongfang (Rachel) Liu takes the stage at the annual 91st Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference. This event is the world's largest gathering in transportation, if not all of engineering, with upwards of 11,000 attendees from throughout the world.

Liu, an expert in high speed rail lines and other transportation issues, who teaches in the NJIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, will detail her newest research: "Investment Returns for High Speed Rails in China: A Life Cycle Cost Analysis." Immediately following the conference via the proceedings, the manuscript can be accessed at www.trb.org. It will eventually be published in Transportation Research Record, the journal of the Transportation Research Board.

The paper concludes that investments in high speed rails will receive adequate returns when the investment recovery period and life expectancy of the rails are linked. Also playing an important role will be fare structures which correspond to the demographic and social economic status of the travelers along the corridors.

Liu will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2012, Tuesday in the Salon II Room of the Washington Marriott Hotel. To interview Liu before, during or after the event, contact Sheryl Weinstein, 973-596-3436.

Liu also will pinpoint, as reported in media, that most of China's high speed trains are not filled to capacity and some of them do not even operate at full speed. The situation can lead to other worries.

"The explosive expansion of China's high speed rail has not only attracted the world's attention, but it has also raised concerns about the economic feasibility of these rails. Some researchers have also expressed worries about the re
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Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
973-596-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

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