UNDERGROUND RAILWAY IN HONG KONG

LE METROPOLITAIN DE HONG KONG

A MODERN ENTIRELY AUTOMATED UNDERGROUND RAILWAY IS BEING CONSTRUCTED IN HONG KONG. NO UNDERGROUND RAILWAY NETWORK HAS YET BEEN BUILT AT SEA LEVEL SO NEAR THE EQUATOR. DURING SEVERAL MONTHS, HONG KONG IS VERY HOT AND HUMID, CONSEQUENTLY IT WAS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THE SYSTEM AND A SATISFACTORY ENVIRONMENT FOR NORMAL SERVICES. AIR-CONDITIONING WAS INSTALLED TO LOWER CONSTRUCTION COSTS.

Language

  • French
  • English
  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7-16
  • Serial:
    • UITP REV
    • Volume: 25
    • Issue Number: 1
    • ISSN: 0041-5154

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01302574
  • 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 8:43AM