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Review of railway research in China

Mao, B.H. & Ho, T.K. (2003) Review of railway research in China. In Symposium on Research and Development in Railway Engineering - Asia-Pacific, 31 March - 1 April 2003, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

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    Railways in Hong Kong have been one of the few successful stories in the major metropolitan cities around the world, not only for their profit-making operation but also the efficiency in dealing with the astonishingly high traffic demands every day. While railway operations require a chain of delicate systems working in harmony all the time, there are numerous engineering problems arising and jeopardising the quality of services. Research in various railway engineering problems is therefore a must to tackle these problems. This paper highlights the railway research works in Hong Kong and discusses their relevance to Mainland China.

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    ID Code: 38634
    Item Type: Conference Item (Keynote)
    Keywords: Railway engineering, Research
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Rail Transportation and Freight Services (150702)
    Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
    Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Please consult the authors.
    Deposited On: 18 Nov 2010 12:19
    Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 01:54

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