mass rapid transit

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Noun1.mass rapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trainsmass rapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains
public transit - a public transportation system for moving passengers
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5bn/EUR2bn) sukuk programme aimed at ensuring funding for the country's railway project Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit, The Business Times reported on Wednesday, citing the finance ministry.
Vimal Gahlot is a Doctoral Research Scholar at Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and will be speaking at the Sustainable Transport and Mobility Confex about integrating mass rapid transit systems with para transit in South Africa.
Given the barriers to smooth traffic flow in these cities, mass rapid transit systems appear to be the only viable solution to these traffic woes.
UEM Group Bhd will bid for Klang Valley s mass rapid transit project worth RM36 billion if the project is tendered out on an open tender basis.
The completion of the basic design will be followed a tender for construction of the mass rapid transit (MRT) project) scheduled to be completed in 2016, Tunjung said.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-21 December 2006-Poyry Plc wins contracts for mass rapid transit systems in Latin America(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
We will encourage each city with a population of over 4 million to plan for mass rapid transit systems by adopting appropriate technologies," said Azad.
According to Enova, the hybrid electric locomotives, which are scheduled for delivery in the summer of 2005, are expected to be used as service vehicles for the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit Circle Line system for maintenance, repair, shunting and recovery of passenger trains.
It cost about 115 billion baht to build, partly covered by a loan from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, according to the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand.
The unnamed 31-year-old was found dead in Changi Airport's Mass Rapid Transit station on Wednesday, more than six hours after he arrived from Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.
The 31-year-old was found lying motionless on an escalator leading to the mezzanine level of the airport's Mass Rapid Transit station.
Five public transport operators will use the system, which includes around 3,750 buses, mass rapid transit (MRT) and light rapid transit operations.