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The New York Subway
http://www.nycsubway.org//index.html
Channel Tunnel Rail Link
http://www.ctrl.co.uk/default.asp
The Subway Page
http://www.reed.edu/~reyn/transport.html
Civil Engineering: The Big Dig
http://www.icivilengineer.com/Big_Project_Watch/Big_Dig/
Lost Subways
http://perso.club-internet.fr/fdelaitre/Ths.htm
Federal Transit Administration: Rail Technology and Systems Information
http://www.fta.dot.gov/initiatives_tech_assistance/technology/2427_ENG_HTML.htm
AirTrain
http://www.airtrainnow.com/index1.htm

This first website provides an interesting history of the New York Subway (1) as well as numerous other resources on subways. The second website focuses on the Channel Tunnel (or "Chunnel") in the UK (2), while this third website highlights subways around the world (3). Civil Engineering's Project Watch page provides a general overview and some basic information, such as the cost and timeline, for the "Big Dig" in Massachusetts (4). This interesting website reviews "lost subways" (5), including photos, articles, and other historical information. This website from FTA reviews some of the challenges involved in subway design (6 ). Finally, for a look to the future, check out the AirTrain website (7).
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Alternate Title Many cities around the world offer subways as a primary mode of public transportation. These subway systems are not only major accomplishments in civi
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Date of Scout Publication 2004-09-10
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/NSDL/MET/2004/met-040910#TopicInDepth

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