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Rail operation and maintenance in an environmental management system context : Current practice and potential improvement Lundberg, Kristina

By: Series: Publication details: Stockholm KTH Architecture and the Built Environment, 2005; Licentiate thesis in land and water resources sciences, ; TRITA-LWR LIC 2026, Description: 61 sISBN:
  • 9171780726
Subject(s): Online resources: Bibl.nr: VTI 2005.0336Location: Abstract: The Swedish National Rail Administration, Banverket, has the overarching sector responsibility for Swedish railways, including a responsibility for implementing and managing the government decision for an ecologically sustainable development. In support of achieving ecologically sustainable development and fulfilment of the national environmental objectives and environmental legislation, Banverket initiated the implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS) in 1998. The overall aim of this thesis is to examine the EMS applied at Banverket with regard to the identification and monitoring of environmental aspects at the administrative Railway Regions of Banverket. The analysis is based on a qualitative approach comprising questionnaires, interviews, document analysis and participating observations
Item type: Reports, conferences, monographs
Holdings: VTI 2005.0336

The Swedish National Rail Administration, Banverket, has the overarching sector responsibility for Swedish railways, including a responsibility for implementing and managing the government decision for an ecologically sustainable development. In support of achieving ecologically sustainable development and fulfilment of the national environmental objectives and environmental legislation, Banverket initiated the implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS) in 1998. The overall aim of this thesis is to examine the EMS applied at Banverket with regard to the identification and monitoring of environmental aspects at the administrative Railway Regions of Banverket. The analysis is based on a qualitative approach comprising questionnaires, interviews, document analysis and participating observations

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