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2 edition of Modern rapid transit. found in the catalog.

Modern rapid transit.

Leslie Tass

Modern rapid transit.

by Leslie Tass

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Published by Carlton P .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination191p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13726558M

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Modern rapid transit by Leslie Tass Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit (MRT), also known as heavy rail, metro, subway, tube, U-Bahn, metropolitana or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

Unlike buses or trams, rapid transit systems are electric railways that operate on an exclusive right-of-way, which cannot be accessed by pedestrians or other vehicles of any sort, and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tass, Leslie. Modern rapid transit. New York, Carlton Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Bus Rapid Transit or BRT, can be a rather generic term applied to a variety of bus-based transportation systems. In some instances the 'Bus Rapid Transit' term is applied to bus services that have been improved or intensified through the introduction of enhanced infrastructure, such as bus lanes or corridors, the use of higher capacity vehicles operating a Modern rapid transit.

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