Chapter

Basic Technical Details

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780198073987
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0003
Basic Technical Details

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Presenting an overview of the basic technical details related to a metro system, this chapter covers topics such as permanent way, stations, traction and power supply, signalling and train control, rolling stock or trains, fare collection system, passenger facilities, safety features, tunnel ventilation and station environment control, and operation control centre.

Keywords: metro system; permanent way; stations; trains; fare collection; passenger facilities; safety; tunnel ventilation; operation control centre

Chapter.  4501 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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