Rapid transit
Rapid transit, also known as metro, subway or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas. Unlike buses, trams or light rail, rapid transit systems are ele...
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Passenger rail terminology
Various terms are used for passenger rail lines and equipment-the usage of these terms differs substantially between areas:
A rapid transit system is an electric railway characterized by high spee...
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History of rapid transit
Rapid transit in London began with the opening in 1863 of the Metropolitan Railway, now part of the London Underground. However, the smoke caused discomfort for passengers in operating steam trains th...
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Classification of railway accidents
Classification of railway accidents, both in terms of cause and effect, is a valuable aid in studying rail (and other) accidents to help to prevent similar ones occurring in the future. Systematic in...
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Rapid transit technology
The technology of rapid transit has changed over the years:
Some urban rail lines are built to the full size of main-line railways; others use smaller tunnels, restricting the size and sometimes t...
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Metro station
A metro station or subway station is a railway station for a rapid transit system, often known by names such as "metro", "underground" and "subway". Such a station can be elevated, underground, or a...
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Urban rail transit
Urban rail transit is an all-encompassing term for various types of local rail systems providing passenger service within and around urban or suburban areas. The set of urban rail systems can be roug...
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Transport planning
Transportation planning, or transport planning, is involved with the evaluation, assessment, design and siting of transport facilities (generally streets, highways, bike lanes and public transport lin...
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Automated guideway transit
Automated guideway transit (AGT) is a fully automated, driverless, grade-separated transit system in which vehicles are automatically guided along a "guideway". The vehicles are often rubber tired, bu...
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Bus rapid transit
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS) is a bus-based mass transit system. A true BRT system generally has specialized design, services and infrastructure to improve system quality and remove the typical cause...
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Mississauga Transitway
The Mississauga Transitway is a bus rapid transit system (BRT) under construction in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, spanning most of the city from Winston Churchill Boulevard to the junction of Highway...
Kaigan Line
The Kaigan Line (海岸線, Kaigan-sen) is one of two lines of the Kobe Municipal Subway. Trains of the line are propelled by linear motors. This is the third linear motor rapid transit line to be ...
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Trolleybuses in Mérida
The Mérida trolleybus system is an electrified bus rapid transit system that serves Mérida, Venezuela, and surrounding communities. The current line, operated by dual-mode trolleybuses, is considered...
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