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effects on the tram system in Nottingham and how are they affecting public transport? Introduction The aim of the investigation was to find out how trams were affecting: public transport, land use and the environment in and around Nottingham. Nottingham is a large city in the east midlands of England. It is home to a verity of culture and customs. A recent addition to Nottingham is the tram system. The tram system has provided a new and innovative way to travel in the city. The tram has been running...

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The Edinburgh Tram System - Failures

the project at the intended deadline. Part B The three elements of the Project Management Body of Knowledge this report will focus the research on are: • Cost management • Time planning • ‘Project Communications Management The Edinburgh Tram system has been an unmitigated disaster for the city of Edinburgh, it has come across a plethora of problems since the launch of the project for a variety of reasons. Firstly, the management of costs within the project were not adequately supervised...

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a planned further extension to the Red Line of the Dubai Metro. The line opened on 30 April 2009. Two trams systems are expected to be built in Dubai by 2011. The first is the Downtown Burj Khalifa Tram System and the second is the Al Sufouh Tram. The Downtown Burj Khalifa Tram System is a 4.6 km (2.9 mi) tram service that is planned to service the area around the Burj Khalifa, and the second tram will run 14.5 km (9.0 mi) along Al Sufouh Road from Dubai Marina to the Burj Al Arab and the Mall of...

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History of Light Rail Transit

The evolution of electric trams around the world: American promoters brought the tramway to Europe, Paris in 1853 and Birkenhead in England in 1860, followed by London in 1861 and Copenhagen in 1863.  Steam trams were developed, but were not very suitable for urban use, although they ran on many suburban and rural light railways.  The 1960s: The decade of the 1960s was a bad time for public transport in many parts of the world, with the growing belief by industry and transport planners that the...

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importance of electricity

trains as well as local trains in cities like Mumbai and Calcutta are being run by electric engines. Electrification of more and more railway tracks is being done. Thus, their speed is increased greatly. The journey by such trains becomes smoke free. Trams are used in big cities for local services. They are also run by electricity. Thus, in transport it is being used increasingly. The telephone and the telegraph are in much use these days. We can now talk easily to a friend or relative who is at a...

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Advantahes and Disadvantages of Public Transport

actions. Only one or two of us decide to take action upon it, whereas the others don’t really care since they are riding it only for temporary time. It’s more likely for a person to get seriously ill, because of the condition of a bus, train and trams etc. Most of the time you see the bus or the train is littered with rubbish, alcohol bottles which is not very nice to see. Privacy In public transport there isn’t privacy to occupy yourself in: - reading books, sleeping, doing your work etc...

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Adtranz - Summary

they will be able to reduce the repair and late delivery expenses that amounted to 20% of Adtranz’s expenses. Finally, BT will gain technological knowledge and complete their range of products. BT was very successful at building cars, subways and trams but had little expertise on propulsion systems, locomotives, switching and communications gear. It would strengthens BT’s technological knowledge and allow them to close the technological gap in Europe against their competitor Alstom and Siemens which...

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Solving Traffic Jam With A Good Public Transportation System

in Jakarta. However, bus system is considered to be not very effective because a bus may face traffic jam on main roads and even can worsen the traffic jam when it stops at the bus stop to unload and load passengers. The second system is the tram system. A tram system is also operated on conventional roads and carries more passengers than the bus system. Two popular examples are San Francisco Cable Car and Berlin MetroTram. The third system is train system. A train system is separated from the traffic...

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Kiepe as a supplier, and ELIN as a partner for a number of years after the acquisition.[11] The addition of ADtranz made Bombardier a manufacturer of locomotives along with its existing product lines of passenger carriages, multiple-unit trains, and trams. With the acquisition of ADtranz, Bombardier gained competence in the electrical propulsion components business. After the Adtranz acquisition in 2001, Bombardier Transportation published its core manufacturing strategy for Europe: three sites for...

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Ways to Improve Public Transport in Malaysia

million per km. It will cost a total of RM 40 billion to build all of these lines, but the capacity will be the same as the existing KL Monorail and Kelana Jaya LRT. However, if the 120km of lines were built as a mix of Bus Rapid Transit and Rapid Tram lines, they could be built for RM40-75 million per km or approximately 7-10 billion, which would spare another RM30 billion for the rest of the country! 9) A complete mass-transit network Mass-transit networks are vital for urban and suburban...

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