AMRC Comes Up With “Light Rail Transit” Mode

AMRC Comes Up With “Light Rail Transit” Mode

Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy.

Date of Post : 19 July, 2017

Vijayawada: The AMRC (Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation) has come up with another alternative mode of mass transport system — Light Rail Transit (LRT).

The list includes electric metro busway & a hybrid model comprising part rail & bus modes.

The AMRC has found that both the modes are potential alternatives to the rail-based commuter system apparently due to the inordinate delay in taking the metro railway beyond the conceptual stage.

More Information:

  • Now, the AMRC officials met Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to put forward the LRT proposal.
  • The LRT system is said to be one of the most avant-garde technologies operating in Germany & France.
  • It allows the operating company to increase the number of rolling stocks & frequency, depending on the footfall.
  • In comparison, it is not possible in the metro rail, the AMRC officials told the Chief Minister.
  • Mr. Naidu, expressing his keenness on improving the connectivity, has agreed to look at the design & proposals of the LRT system in 2 days.
  • He said,“The maximum travel time should not exceed 30 minutes. The transportation system must be efficient and pollution-free.”
  • The Central government had given in principle clearance to the metro rail project in Vijayawada city nearly 21 months ago.
  • The government started examining an electric metro busway & a hybrid model.
  • The AMRC officials have already studied some successful models abroad.

Image Credit

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar