Suburban railway

Authored by: Christos N. Pyrgidis

Railway Transportation Systems

Print publication date:  February  2016
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482262155
eBook ISBN: 9781315228945
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19472-9

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Abstract

According to international practice, suburban railway usually comprises an electrical passenger railway transport system, whose features are adapted for commuting transportation service within the geographical boundaries of large urban agglomerations (suburbs and satellite regional centres) (Figure 8.1).

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