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Aizawl Monorail

Aizawl Monorail
Overview
Locale Aizawl, Mizoram
Transit type Monorail
Number of lines 1 (planned)
Technical
System length 5 km (3.1 mi)
Electrification 750 V DC
Average speed 31 km/h (19 mph)
Top speed 80 km/h (50 mph)

Aizawl Monorail is the proposed Monorail for the town of Aizawl, capital of the state of Mizoram in North-East India. The decision for Monorail is taken because of increase in number of vehicles in town causing too much traffic problems.[1][2][3][4][5]

Network

There is only one line of length 5km running from north to the south of Aizawl.

  • Corridor (5km):- Zemabawk - Kulikawn[6]

Project Detail

Government of Mizoram has asked, Rail India Technical & Economic Services Limited (RITES), to prepare a technical as well as economic feasibility report of this mono rail system in Aizawl.[7] The monorail project will be executed under Build, Own, Operate and Transfer(BOOT) basis.[8]

References

  1. ^ http://mizoramexpress.com/2011/03/monorail-to-ease-traffic-in-aizawl/
  2. ^ Our Special Correspondent (2011-03-21). "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Northeast | Monorail project for Aizawl". Telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  3. ^ "Mono Rail And Cable Car in Aizawl?". Sinlung. 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  4. ^ "News # ]". Newkerala.com. 2012-12-16. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  5. ^ "Monorail project for Aizawl « Lawrkhawm". Lawrkhawm.com. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  6. ^ "Considerable Headway in Mizoram Monorail Project | Northeast Today". Northeasttoday.in. 2012-02-10. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  7. ^ "Headway in Aizawl mono rail project". Telegraphindia.com. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  8. ^ "Aizawl mulls monorail to ease traffic jams". News.webindia123.com. 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 

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