Rail Transit Capacity
Transportation Research Board, Jan 1, 1996 - Transportation - 178 pages
Investigates and quantifies the variables that affect the maximum passenger carrying capacity of rail transit in four categories-- rail rapid transit (heavy rail), light rail transit, commuter rail, and automated guideway transit (AGT)--in North America.
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RAIL TRANSIT IN NORTH AMERICA
TRAIN CONTROL AND SIGNALING
PASSENGER LOADING LEVELS
LIGHT RAIL CAPACITY DETERMINATION
COMMUTER RAIL CAPACITY
Al APPENDIX ONE REVIEW OF NORTH AMERICAN
A2 APPENDIX TWO RAIL TRANSIT SURVEY
A3 APPENDIX THREE DATA TABULATIONS
acceleration achievable capacity automated guideway transit automatic train automatic train operation average BC Transit block braking rate calculated CalTrain Chapter commuter rail constraints CR LIRR CR Metra CR NJT doors doorway Equation equipment fare collection GO Transit grade separated heavy rail junctions km/h light rail transit limit load point station loading levels maximum load point MBTA Metra minimum headway minimum train separation mode moving-block signaling system North American number of passengers operating margin passenger loading peak hour peak-hour direction platform Rail Capacity rail rapid transit rail systems rail transit capacity rail transit lines rail transit systems ridership route RT NYCT safety distance San Diego Trolley seating SEPTA single track space spreadsheet station dwell STCUM stop streetcar subway Summary Table throughput tion Toronto Transit Commission train control system train length train operator trains per hour Transportation Research typical wheelchair