RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM DESIGN FOR HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY

The paper discusses ways to increase labor productivity and reduce labor costs. Centralized computer aided monitoring and control systems for trains, passengers, fare collection, electrification equipment, auxiliary equipment, security, yards, maintenance and management information should be provided. Also capability of running trains without operators and operating stations without agents are important. Some of the systems to improve productivity used on the Sao Paulo, Brazil metro or planned are also described.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the 4th Annual Intersociety Conference on Transportation, Los Angeles, California, July 18-23, 1976, see also RRIS 26 148247.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Three Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Kalra, P S
    • Nakagawa, T
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: 5 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148261
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper D&O-24 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1981 12:00AM