International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Review Papers | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


A Review of Research on Monorail as an Alternative Mass Rapid Transit System

Rewati Marathe | N. D. Hajiani


Abstract: India is experiencing exceptional growth. India's population will be enormously 1.523 billion by 2030. Due to over population, car ownership and personal vehicles lead to traffic congestion. To deal with such problems of moving large numbers of people and vehicle and air pollution (carbon emission) monorail be a good solution. It is relatively cheap to construct, also ideal for transporting people from a city's suburbs to its commercial districts and vice a versa. A monorail is a railway in which the track consists of a single rail, typically elevated. In this paper literature review is carried out of previous monorail projects and on monorail researches on Monorail Transportation System as an alternative mode of transportation, gives information about land use and public transportation planning and can have systematic approach and techniques to improve monorail project. The system is feasible for basic criteria Technically, Economically, safety and Ecofriendly.


Keywords: Monorail, MRT, Congestion, Air Pollution, accident


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 275 - 277


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