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About the use of high-speed rail transport in transport systems of the world largest agglomerations






The paper considers the schemes and principles of organizing passenger traffic by high-speed rail transport in the largest agglomerations of the world. A town-planning and logistic assessment is given to the transport systems of such agglomerations as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo. Statistical data of passenger traffic, the length of networks, etc., in regard of these agglomerations are provided. Basing on the research results, the author proposes some conclusions on the transport system selection for the cities with various planning organization and the network of suburban and city passenger transport workload.


Kalyuzhny N. A. Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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