LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT: 1975 USAGE AND DEVELOPMENT

A worldwide survey of light rail transit systems and specific details of many of these operations are included. General principles of the application of light rail technology are derived from some of these applications. The author notes that the design and subsystem components for the guideway, as well as the power distribution technology exist presently. The vehicle necessary to implement this technology is currently in design or is being manufactured in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Canada and the U.S.

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  • Authors:
    • Rogers, Lee H
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  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 7-13
  • Monograph Title: Light rail transit
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  • Accession Number: 00129805
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1981 12:00AM