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Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Abstract

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured alternative of mass transport in urban spaces faced with growing population, heightened vehicular traffic, and increased pollution. Using data, analysis, and first-hand information, this book tells the story of metro rail as proposed and undertaken across India — from Kolkata in the east and Mumbai in the west to Delhi and Jaipur in the north and Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Kochi in the south. Focus ... More

Keywords: mass transit systems, Indian cities, metro rail system, transportation infrastructure, urban transport

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198073987
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001

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M. Ramachandran, author

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