A computer system for surveying railway alignments in Hong Kong

S. Y.W. Lam, Hong Wai Tang

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This paper describes various engineering surveying operations in the construction and maintenance of railway tracks through the functional modules of a specifically designed computer software. This software designs for the main functions of alignment, setting-out, as-built and right-of-way surveys. The software introduced is the RTS (Rail Transit Survey) ®, which has been used in railway projects by many international civil engineering contractors and railway corporations around the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-16
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Surveyor
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • General Energy
  • Atmospheric Science


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