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Jeremy Toner, Andrew Koh, Shujie Shen, Richard Batley, John Nellthorp & Ronghui Liu, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds ISBN 978 0 7559 9284 3 (Web only publication) This document is also available in pdf format (568k) This report is accompanied by a Research Findings.
1 Introduction1.1 Background 1.2 Objectives 1.3 Organisation of the Report
3 Fares, Fare Structures and Ticketing: the role of discounts3.1 Analytical Framework 3.2 Principles 3.3 Operator data 3.4 The CPT Analysis 3.5 Application of the method and sensitivity testing 3.6 External evidence on trip-making: SHS and NTS
4 Marginal Cost Estimation4.1 Background 4.2 Methodology 4.3 Sensitivity Tests 4.4 Summary from Operators' evidence 4.5 Recommended adjustments to the Operators' marginal cost figure 4.6 Other evidence on Marginal Costs 4.7 Marginal Cost Components 4.8 Econometric estimation of Marginal Cost 4.9 Conclusions on Marginal Cost
5 Capacity Cost and Operator Responses5.1 Overview 5.2 Operator data and model 5.3 External evidence on capacity costs 5.4 Commentary 5.5 System Model
6 Econometric modelling6.1 Data 6.2 Model selection 6.3 Issues Specific to Scotland
7 Making it work for Scotland
Appendix 1: Econometric Cost ModelAppendix 2: Relationship between Patronage and FrequencyAppendix 3: Scottish Household Survey
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
Page updated: Friday, April 16, 2010