Transport & Mobility Leuven did several studies on rail transport. This includes various strategies of increasing the efficiency of freight and commercial transport, taking into account environmental and safety constraints.

Recente projecten


SCBA sustainability rail traffic

SCBA to make rail transport more sustainable by further electrification of the Belgian railway network or replacement of dies...

Port of Antwerp containers - Image of HesselVisser, Pixabay

Monitoring instrument of Flemish transport nodes

Exploratory study towards an instrument for quantitative analysis of mobility within the Flemish transport nodes

freight train

Elimination of boundaries for the clustering of cargo flows by rail

Mapping of the physical and organisational boundaries of cargo flows by rail in Flanders, and analysis of a possible subsidy.

rail traffic Gent-Terneuzen

Optimisation and SCBA rail link Gent-Terneuzen

A prognoses of the transport volumes by rail (up til 2030) in the harbours of Terneuzen and Gent, and a SCBA.


Rhine-Alpine Transport Study

Quantification of the modal shift potential on the Rail Freight Corridor Rhine-Alpine.

freight transport

Burden of Taxation on Transport

Case study analysis of the burden of taxation and charges on transport


Level Playing Field for Freight Transport in Belgium

Effects of a continuation of the rail transport subsidy on freight markets and the level playing field for freight transport ...

rear view mirror car

Internalisation of External Costs of Transport in Flanders

To what extent does the transport user internalize their external costs?


3RX Corridor

Feasibility study on the 3RX rail corridor between Belgium and Germany


Strategic Freight Model Flanders

Policy support using the strategic freight model Flanders


Development of a New Logistics Funding Scheme

Ex-ante analysis for the successor to the EC’s Marco Polo programme in freight logistics

simulation train scheduling tool

Train Scheduling: The Game

Optimisation of train scheduling in a pc simulation game environment


Rail Freight Market Study Corridor C (Future Corridor 2)



Cost Benefit Analysis Corridor PP22

Study on the completion of the railway link Germany - Greece


Rail Corridor F

Study exploiting the possibility of creating a rail freight corridor linking Belgium and Poland


Evaluation of the Trans-Siberian Railway

Business case for new Trans-Siberian railway corridor services


MIRA External Costs

Internalization of external costs in Flanders


TEN-T Planning Methodology

Trans-European Transport Network planning methodology



Internalisation of external costs on transport corridors


Training Classes CBA Rail

Training for FPS Mobility and Transport, in French and Dutch, 5 days


Iron Rhine

Transport forecasts and SCBA as part of a possible reopening of the Iron Rhine

freighttrain waterways

EMMOSS model

Flemish emission model for inland shipping, maritime transport and rail



Advise to the international arbitration case "Iron Rhine" between The Netherlands and Belgium. Impact of the Iron R...



Effects of European railway policy on transport of goods

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