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Railway engineering research in Hong Kong

Ho, Tin Kin (2003) Railway engineering research in Hong Kong. In International Symposium on Transportation Science and Engineering for Global Chinese Scholars, 27-30 August 2003, Beijing, China.

Abstract

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: 38635
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
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 author.
Deposited On: 18 Nov 2010 12:02
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2010 02:56

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