Rubber Tyred Metro

A Rubber-tyred metro is a type of fast transit system  framework that uses a blend of street and rail innovation. The vehicles have wheels with rubber tires like a transport, however utilizing an arrangement of two parallel concrete or creased steel rollways, each one of them with the width of a tire. Vehicles have wheels with rubber tyres which keep running inside a guide route for footing, and additionally customary railroad steel wheels with the flanges on steel tracks for direction.

  • Rubber tyred Metros were initially developed by the Regie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP)
  • Rubber tyred metro innovation was initially connected to the Paris Metro, created by Michelin
  • The main totally rubber tyred metro framework was implicit Montréal, Canada

Image: First rubber tyred metro in Paris



  • Smooth ride (with small “jarring” around)?
  • Speedier acceleration
  • Shorter braking separations, permitting trains to be flagged nearer together
  • The capacity to climb or plunge more extreme inclines (~gradient 13%) than would be practical with traditional rail tracks.
  • Calm ride in outdoors (for occupants and those outside the train)


  • Greater energy consumption
  • Not very economic to build, maintain and install
  • Greater quantity if additional heat is generated


  • Higher vitality utilization than steel-on-steel
  • A bigger amount of abundance warmth is produced
  • Costly to fabricate, introduce and keep up.

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