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Metro Rail Projects In IndiaA Study In Project Planning$
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M. Ramachandran

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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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
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Metro Rail Projects In India
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M. Ramachandran

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0001

This introductory chapter begins with a review of some of the transport problems faced by cities around the world. It then studies the Singapore model, where sound land transport policies have helped establish an efficient and extensive transport network. This is followed by discussions of urbanization in India and the country’s urban transport policy, and worldwide practices in developing metros.

Keywords:   transportation problems, urban transport, mass transport system, India, urbanization, transport policy, rail transport, Singapore

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