The report provides an indepth description of the Paris Subway System. The Paris system, with 16 lines totalling 110 miles, provides a safe, frequent, high density and uniquely priced transportation network. Some of the topics discussed are: Stations built near street surfaces using the Belgian method, Trains on rails and on tires, The utilization of 750 V DC power supply by the third rail. Progressive installation of automatic command and central control, High frequency telephone communications, Safety, Passenger admission system, Traffic optimization, Maintenance, Health requirements, Evolution towards fully automated ticket sales and control, and Detailed statistical and technical data on the types of cars being used is provided.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Paris Regional Metro System

    Paris,   France 
  • Publication Date: 1973-6-28


  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072003
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1982 12:00AM