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Thesis, Delft University of Technology, 2004. L. , Passenger route choice concerning level changes in railway stations, PrePrints (CD-ROM) 84th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board, pp. 1-18, 2005. com, ISSN 1743-3509 (on-line) Computers in Railways X 13 How is the business case used by stakeholders for making project decisions with PFI/PPP projects? M. J. Gannon Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, London, UK Abstract In the United Kingdom (UK) Metro and Light Rail projects (new schemes, extensions and enhancements) are traditionally promoted by public sector sponsors within an extensive network of public and private sector stakeholders.

7 Conclusion Best practice business case frameworks provide a useful template for the business case however there are information shortcomings in terms of its width and depth. Investigating the case studies has demonstrated the business case is often associated with an appraisal and its role limited to quantitative aspects supported by wider project information used in decision-making. However this wider information used for decision-making is not cited as part of the business case framework although is critical information.

Transportation Research Record, 908, pp. 7-12, 1983. , L. Miao, Wang H. , A Bilevel Programming model and a solution method for public logistics terminal planning. Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2006. Huang B. , Bilevel Programming Approach to Optimizing a Logistic Distribution Network with Balancing Requirements. Transportation Research Record, 1894, pp. 188-197, 2004. , Marcotte P. , A Bilevel Model for Toll Optimization on a Multicommodity Transportation Network. Transportation Science, 35(4), pp.

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