RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RAIL TRANSPORT AND ECONOMIC & SOCIAL LIFE OF A COUNTRY (CASE ALBANIA) (Published)
This paper aims to identify the perception of Albanian citizens about the effects that a developing rail transport would give in the future. On the other hand, identifying the fields where rail transportation will be more influential according to consumer`s opinion is another important goal. To achieve these objectives a questionnaire was given to about 500 respondents. The result of the paper showed that the development of Albanian Railway would play an important role in economic and social development of Albania.
ALBANIA, MACEDONIA AND RAILWAY CORRIDOR VIII, AS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Published)
This paper aims to identify the role of railway transport in economic development in Albania and Macedonia. It also aims to identify the importance of Railway Corridor VIII as a good opportunity to reduce costs of transport and shortening distance of travelling for freight trains. The future of railway transport is considered golden. Railways transport is considered as an effective and ecological transport, factors these which can be used in their marketing. Yet are issues related to high technology, their accuracy, providing good service and affordable tariffs that serve as attractive in the development of railways