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Metro Kapsul, A New Elevated Public Transportation System For Big City

Benyamin Iskandarsyah, K. Muljowidodo


A lot of new big cities have experienced an accute traffic jam due to lack of anticipation on increasing number of vehicles on the limited length of roads they have. Adding new road or widening the existing road will be a costly solution on cities where the cost of land are already very high. An elevated public transportation system or underground train will be an alternatif solutions, but the cost to build such systems are also very high.

In case of the elevated public transportation system, the construction cost of the elevated track ussually making the biggest portion of the total invesment. In this paper a new automatic control of the movement of the trains in the group that have been patented, and how this will reduce significantly the costruction cost of the elevated track will be explained.

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