Light and rapid rail transit, Civil Engineering

Light Rail Transit (LRT)

Light Rail Transit is also known by the name train. LRT can be run on the surface if road space is available (as in Kolkata) or as elevated, with pillars located in the median of roads. It can carry upto 20,000 persons per hour per direction.

Rapid Rail Transit (Metro Rail)

Rapid Rail Transit systems, also called Metro Rail systems, can carry 60,000 persons per hour per direction. They can be surface, elevated or underground. The Metro Rail of Delhi is a good example. The Kolkata Metro, 16.4 Km long, has cost about Rs. 1,000 crores (cost at 1980-90). At current prices, the system may cost about Rs. 100-200 crores per Km.

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 2:16:39 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Light and rapid rail transit, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Light and rapid rail transit, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Light and rapid rail transit Discussions

Write discussion on Light and rapid rail transit
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Q. Write short note on Stock Verification? It is desirable that there should be a frequent reconciliation of the balances as shown in the numerical ledgers kept by the subordin

What is the shrinkage factor


Define Remedial measures for Problems in Turbid Water - Absorption? The process of absorption of light can be overcome by using higher powered lighting, or by using more light

Properties of Ordinary Portland Cement (i) Chemical properties: Portland cement consists chemical compounds are following: (a) Tricalcium silicate          3 CaO.SiO 2 (C

pls tell about flat footed rail and it weight how much for 40 * 80 *10 mm

Define Deferred maintenance - underwater inspection of bridge? Many problems of the substructure can be traced to lack of any maintenance in time, which again can be due to lac

Uses of Cement Cement is utilized widely for the construction of several structures. Some of them are listed below: (i) Cement slurry is utilized for filling cracks in concr

Classification of lintels

Question While select screw pumps in polder scheme projects , what are factors that affect design facility of screw pumps? Answer Commonly used angles of inclination