Urban Railways and the Civil Engineer

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Thomas Telford, 1988 - Technology & Engineering - 257 pages
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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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Contents

Opening address DAVID MITCHELL
1
Route planning E SKELTON
27
Project management D F HOWARD
41
DESIGN
67
The environmental impact of urban railways within
81
The redevelopment of Liverpool Street Station
97
The safety of urban railways with particular reference
113
CONSTRUCTION
135
Development over urban railways D G JOBLING
149
Completing on time construction management
165
Lyons metro crossing the RhoneSaone
181
MAINTENANCE
203
Inspection and maintenance on the RATP
217
Discussion
243
F BONNETT
257
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