Reserved platforms

Project info
Technical Feasibility Study of reserved platform railway mode setting up for bus transport
Technical Feasibility Study of reserved platform railway mode setting up for bus transport
CLIENT: Metropolitan Transport Authority (ATM)

LOCATION: Barcelona
DATE: 2007-12-01
AMOUNT: 85.000,00 €
DESCRIPTION

A technical feasibility study of the implantation of a tramway on buses reserved platforms has been performed. It has two different parts: 1) Study and definition of the technical specifications (geometrical and structural) that the platform has to meet in order to minimize the costs in the process of conversion of the bus platform into a tramway platform. 2) Identification and analysis of the optimal corridors in the metropolitan region of Barcelona for the implantation of a bus reserved platform that can be converted into a tramway platform.