Metro numbers

Metroer i tal

Undergrundsbaner er dyre at bygge, men til gengæld den mest effektive form for transport i verdens storbyer. Cirka 140 byer over hele kloden har i dag metrosystemer, og i yderligere 25 er der ved at blive anlagt en metro.

12. august 2010 af Ib Salomon

Artiklen og dens tal bygger på en hel række kilder, som du kan gå på opdagelse i her neden for. Der er både referencer til bøger, artikler og websites. Kildelisten er på engelsk, fordi den bruges på Illustreret Videnskabs websites i fem lande.

Kilder:

Left

Timeline www.virgin-vacations.com/11-top-underground-transit-systems-in-the-world.aspx www.nycsubway.org/faq/accidents.html www.davros.org/rail/culg/vertical.html nymag.com/nymetro/news/features/n_10109/ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historyofrapid_transit www.russia-ic.com/travel/transportation/825 www.japan-101.com/culture/saringasattackonthetokyosu.htm

Middle

Cars for women in Tokyo www.tokyometro.jp/global/en/service/notice.html

3111 homeless www.nytimes.com/2010/03/20/nyregion/20homeless.html

491.958 passengers at Ikebukuro Station en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_Metro#Stations

25.000 busses in Mekka www.railway-technology.com/projects/al-mashaaer-al-mugad/

36.000 passengers www.mtr.com.hk/eng/projects/hongkongwilscope.html

630 volt en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railwayelectrificationsystem

No driver www.uitp.org/Public-Transport/metro/index.cfm

Wheaton Station escalator media.www.gwhatchet.com/media/storage/paper332/news/2005/09/19/Life/Whats.The.Deal.With.The.Wheaton.Metro.Station.Escalator-989091.shtml

135 km/h english.peopledaily.com.cn/200512/26/eng20051226_230842.html

61 suicides www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/dec/30/france.jonhenley socyberty.com/death/most-popular-suicide-methods-subway

12 metres in Barcelona www.barcelona-metropolitian.com/articles/the-big-dig-barcelonas-metro-line-9

155 millioner passengers www.uitp.org/Public-Transport/metro/index.cfm

1435 millimetres track width en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_gauge

33 per cent brake energy green.autoblog.com/2009/06/06/bilbao-claims-to-have-the-first-subway-in-the-world-using-only-r/

Open doors hypertextbook.com/facts/2006/subwaydoors.shtml

500 metres in Paris www.virgin-vacations.com/11-top-underground-transit-systems-in-the-world.aspx

Right

London Tube www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5942513/ www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/londonunderground/1608.aspx homepage.ntlworld.com/clivebillson/tube/tube.html

Bottom

Top 10 stations www.mta.info/nyct/facts/ffsubway.htm

Top 5 stations www.fact-index.com/l/listofmetro_systems.html www.mta.info/nyct/facts/ffsubway.htm

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