Urban Railways and the Civil Engineer
Thomas Telford, 1988 - Technology & Engineering - 257 pages
Throughout the world, the urban railway has become prominent as a transport facility for large mobile populations in big cities. This volume covers planning, design, construction and maintenance of all categories of urban railways - metros, light rail and heavy rail.
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Opening address DAVID MITCHELL
Route planning E SKELTON
Project management D F HOWARD
The environmental impact of urban railways within
The redevelopment of Liverpool Street Station
The safety of urban railways with particular reference
Development over urban railways D G JOBLING
Completing on time construction management
Lyons metro crossing the RhoneSaone
Inspection and maintenance on the RATP
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