rapid transit

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an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains

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Under this plan, the proposals for an underground rail transit between Lanka and Sarnath via Cantt Railway Station and light elevated rail transit between DLW and Mughalsarai and from Kuchehri to Babatpur were made.
Freight terminals, parts of the DFC, redevelopment of stations and elevated rail corridor in Mumbai are areas proposed for private investment during the 12th Plan period, he said.
Set in the heart of BangkokOs commercial district with direct access to Skytrain, the cityOs elevated rail system, W Bangkok will be ThailandOs first urban W Hotel, following the November 2010 opening of W Retreat & Spa Koh Samui, located in the Gulf of Thailand.
Roads and bus services have been closed on the island, while an elevated rail link in Naha city has been shut down.
The transfer of ownership clears the way for design and construction on the final stretch of the elevated rail viaduct to extend the High Line park to West 34th Street.
MHI and MC supplied the complete rail system, including rolling stock, automatic train control system, power supply system and rail tracks; and Obayashi, Kajima and Yapi Merkezi together constructed the tunnels, station buildings and substructures for elevated rail tracks.
BANGKOK, April 27 -- Protesters broke into an elevated rail station and threw tires on the platform Tuesday in their campaign to force immediate elections, prompting authorities to briefly suspend service and send army troops to guard the train stops.
Bouygues Construction's other projects in the Arabian peninsula include the Jeddah Equestrian Club in Saudi Arabia and the elevated rail transit system in Dubai.
7 mile-long elevated rail track to the north-west of the city centre, the trail has been considered for development since at least 2004, though according to Ben Helphand, board president for the Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail, there has been talk of adapting the track into public space since the early 1990s.
The project has been planned as an elevated rail model to avoid disrupting existing road traffic.
It is surely possible to defend them being at the park, which takes the space of the eponymous elevated rail line from the 1930s.
The GDN reported yesterday that work on the elevated rail system could begin in the next two years and the first phase would feature a 23-km stretch of track.
The project uses photographs to capture the spirit of the inventive new park being built atop the High Line elevated rail structure, which runs through the Manhattan neighborhoods of the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea, and Clinton/Hell's Kitchen.
An elevated rail link to Tokyo's Haneda airport was temporarily suspended Sunday after a crane briefly hit the monorail service, trapping around 130 passengers for about two hours before they were rescued uninjured, operator Tokyo Monorail Co.
The shattered train came to rest still on the elevated rail line.
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