PLANNING AND DESIGN OF THE HONG KONG MASS TRANSIT RAILWAY

The article describes the planning and design features of the Hong Kong mass transit underground railway system from the initial mass transport study planning stages in 1965 to the invitation of tenders for construction and equipment in 1975. Brief details are included of train design and operation, layout and services, station and tunnel ventilation, harbour crossing, and construction methods. /TRRL/

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 9-26
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 60

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134313
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1981 12:00AM