The streets of Shanghai crowded with bicyclists, buses, and pedestrians needed an alternate form of transportation to reduce the congestion, so rapid transit with its high capacity was chosen for the busiest corridors. Problems with soft ground and narrow streets had to be resolved during tunnel construction. Design of rolling stock and tunneling methods are discussed.

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  • Authors:
    • SHI, C J
  • Publication Date: 1989

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 57-58
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  • Accession Number: 00485803
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0 617 00519 2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1990 12:00AM