THE MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILWAY IN LILLE

CARACTERISTIQUES PRINCIPALES DU METRO DE LILLE

THE AUTHOR OUTLINES THE MAIN TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE LILLE UNDERGROUND RAILWAY WITHOUT DETAILING THE ECONOMIC STUDIES WHICH LED TO ITS DEFINITION IN 1977. FOUR MAIN CHARACTERISTICS ARE STRESSED: SMALL CLEARANCE (2,05 M WIDE AND 3,25 M HIGH), LIGHTWEIGHT SYSTEM (LIGHT-WEIGHT ALLOY FOR THE EQUIPMENT AND ELIMINATION OF BOGIES), PNEUMATIC-TYRED VEHICLE (SILENCE AND GOOD ADHESION), AUTOMATIC DRIVE.

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 01296348
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 5:53AM