[Česky] Readers have asked how feasibility studies should be evaluated against reality. The best-known method is Reference Class Forecasting (RFC). This is an established method for accounting for the systematic … Read More
[Česky] In December 2020, the Municipal Court in Prague ended a large corruption case relating to Czech railways and HSR (VRT). Six people were handed suspended sentences, while Sudop Praha … Read More
[Česky] By its first-instance decision, the Office for the Protection of Competition punished bid rigging agreement on projecting high-speed rails concluded by SUDOP PRAHA a. s. (hereinafter referred to as … Read More
[Česky] The following is extracted from: “Modernizing Governance: Leadership, Red Flags, Trust and Professional Power” by Andrew Massey and William Hutton (2006) Professor Andrew Massey is the Academic Director, International … Read More
[Česky] HS2 was always one of the most disastrous megaprojects. It began with the former Labour Government and always had a hollow business case. The project was then taken on … Read More
[Česky] Whether an infrastructure project should be built generally revolves around the ‘benefit to cost‘ (BCR) ratio. How many Euros back do the public see for every Euro of their … Read More
[Česky] At speeds above 250 km/h (planned speed up to 350 km/h) aerodynamic noise is dominant – very problematic to soundproof with conventional noise barriers (standard height 4-5 m). “High-speed … Read More
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[Česky] Fantasy meets reality. This chart shows the actual number of passengers on high speed rail in other countries and the forecast number of passengers as predicted by the Rail … Read More
– The JASPERS Guidance Notes prepared in relation to this project.
– JASPERS / EIB internal documents, including but not limited to memos, papers, e-mails, and letters, discussing the above-mentioned Guidance Notes and/or recommendations.
[Česky] Czech Railway Authority (SŽ) seek professional help to tell the ‘truth’ to the public over the VRT project. https://zakazky.spravazeleznic.cz/contract_display_10321.html Rather than make full and frank disclosure of the numerical … Read More