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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Transportation 2015
Operational cost of modern tram consists of the wage, maintenance cost, power consumption cost, management cost and other cost. This paper subdivided the influential factors of traction energy consumption and maintenance cost according to fixed cost and variable cost, and a method is proposed to analyze operational cost. Taking a tramline for example, the sensitivity of passenger volume and the frequency are analyzed. Results show that a double increase of ridership rarely raises annualdoi:10.2991/iccet-15.2015.289 fatcat:dfu4rc327nclld5j4hgr4ysr7a