PERFORMANCE ASPECTS OF THE HONG KONG MASS TRANSIT RAILWAY

Kennedy & Donkin (Far East) are the Consulting Engineers responsible to Freeman Fox & Partners (Far East), the principal consultants for the project, for all Electrical and Mechanical engineering and operational aspects of the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway. This paper examines some of the problems encountered and systems chosen in the design of the railway which will operate in sub-tropical conditions at one of the highest traffic densities. The Authors wish to point out that opinions expressed are their own and are not necessarily shared by Freeman Fox & Partners (Far East) or the Mass Transit Railway Corporation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the 1976 Joint ASME/IEEE Railroad Technical Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 6-8, 1976.
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  • Authors:
    • Kennedy, J A
    • McClean, H G
  • Publication Date: 1976-2-17

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131626
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: C76 459-3 IA
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1981 12:00AM