Light Rail Transist

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ORIGIN OF THE LRT

line of 1832. 3. Light Rail Transit was introduced only around Colombo town By British nationalities. ADVANTAGES •Low transit cost •flexibility in implementation •high passenger capacities •considerably high speed •lower whole-life costs •reduce pollution •successful in attracting motorists to public transport •generate less noise •enjoy better security
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1. plate ways used in mines and quarries to ease the passage of horse-drawn wagons, 2. first street tramway in a city was the New York and Harlem

DISADVANTAGES

•limited extent •more expensive to construct •may lay flush with a street surface
PRESENT CASES

Trams are being used increasingly to put the fun back into worldwide confirms that this is the most successful Only on the European continent did investment in West Germany became the centre of world tramway Trams and light rail can cover the whole spectrum of public
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inner city life

intermediate mode

tramways continue

development

TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY IN SRI LANKA
For land availability has to be considered in planning, 2. There is no experts here, there for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd helps to design and construct 3. Technicians should be training form out side of the country. 4. Thermal effect should be considered carefully. 5. Constructing with crossing existing roads will also increase the traffic jam. 6. It consumes electrical energy, supplying of that much energy is a SOCIAL FEASIBILITY IN SRI LANKA barrier.
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The total passenger flow consists of 120,000 railway passengers and 1,074,756 road passengers. There for people will gather it quickly. Resettlement areas is considerably low with normal road construction. New job opportunities will create At the peak times also can have comfortable journey with adding more boxes. Traffic jamming of busses will Transist – Group - 02 Light Rail be reduced.

ECONOMICAL FEASIBILITY IN SRI LANKA
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The ministry of western region estimated that, it will cost $900 million. Our country is a developing one. There for spending this much of money is not practicable. The ticket price will be fits with pocket of the people. Costing $ 900 is comparably other major development projects in sri lanka like hambantota port. Because cost of it is only $ 300 million. Maintains is also will be costly because trained technicians are limited. Buying new tram is very expensive than buying bus. Expanding is very rarely done.

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POLITICAL FEASIBILITY IN SRI LANKA
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The initial cost will be a major topic between the political parties. To get a this kind of is very difficult with the international communities, because they will introduce lots of policies that badly effect to the country. If the government changes during project, it may be stopped as previously happened. This is a kind of public service department. As others, political issues is very high. Then the quality of the project will be reduced. There is a much possibility to commence this project because, international communities are ready to invest in our country, because of its present movement of economy and political background.

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BEST PLACESS ADOPTED IN SRI LANKA
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Battaramulla to Colombo 3. Moratuwa to Kiribathgoda

Proposed Tram Ways Panadura to Colombo

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References
www.maps.google.com www.projectsmonitor.com/detailnews.asp?newsid=7305

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