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WikiProject Rapid transit

Welcome to the Rapid transit WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of transit. If you would like to help, add your name to the list of participants below.

(For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and the Guide to WikiProjects).


This project relates to rapid mass transit and will cover public and private urban passenger transportation systems in given metropolitan areas that use elevated trains, subways (underground trains), or a combination of both. This project does not include buses or other mass transit that is not considered rapid when compared to trains and subways. For buses, see WikiProject Buses.


This project is an attempt to better organize and improve the quality of the information on Wikipedia related to rail transportation such as subways, light rail, trams and anything else that may fall under the category "rapid transit".



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  • This is a request for those with relevant knowhow to look at the article on the Silver Line (Washington Metro) which needs updating to keep it a useful reference on the key issues invloved. See Talk Page for details. Nandt1 (talk) 16:00, 2 July 2012 (UTC)
  • I would like you to oversee whether the expansion of Kiev Metro article made by me during this week is consistent, logical and relevant (please tell me about any changes to the article) in context of rapid transit connections (but comments on the grammar and vocabulary issues greeted as well). If possible, I would also like anyone to check whether the information here "citation needed" template was put is right and put the source there, because I could have found none (at least on the Internet). Ukraroad (talk) 18:09, 7 July 2017 (CET)


Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

  1. Jcovarru - Los Angeles Metro Rail.
  2. Selmo (talk · contribs)
  3. C. M. Harris Talk to me
  4. Grahamec (talk · contribs)
  5. QBYQ7 (talk · contribs) - Focusing on Shenzhen Metro, Shanghai Metro, MTR, Beijing Metro and Guangzhou Metro
  6. Superbfc (talk · contribs) - traffic engineer by profession; but apart from that, I'm a nice person who is really more into rail transport than roads. I created the articles National Tariff System and Haxo (Paris Métro) and have made minor edits on various other rail/rapid transport-related pages.
  7. KU (talk · contribs) - Focusing rapid transit either Mass RT or Light RT.
  8. Thisisbossi (talk · contribs) Mostly assessment and minor edits, but I sometimes do larger modifications.
  9. Arsenikk (talk · contribs)
  10. TDude695 (talk · contribs) Focusing on Toronto Subway, but I know a lot about other systems too
  11. RickyCourtney (talk · contribs) Main areas of interest are Southern California and Western Washington.
  12. Gegelia (talk · contribs) Will try to provide more information about Tbilisi Metro stations.
  13. ALECTRIC451 (talk · contribs) European systems.
  14. Geoking66 (talk · contribs)
  15. Raphaelmak (talk · contribs) Railways in Hong Kong.
  16. Big Al (talk · contribs)Big Al 19:20, 3 March 2007 (UTC) My name is on the original patents for Speedwalk,Speedramps, and Carveyors.
  17. Dream out loud (talk · contribs) – I live in the Philadelphia area, so I edit a lot of Philadelphia-related rapid transit pages, but I have edits pages for systems around the entire world.
  18. Bernstein2291 (talk · contribs) I Know mostly about Mass Transit in the New York City, but I do know about The T and the Washington Metro.
  19. Mustarddude (talk · contribs) The MBTA; going to be living right next to the Green Line "C" Branch, this summer and I plan to round out all of the remaining MBTA stubs by August 2007
  20. Hukkepakk (talk · contribs) Specialized on U-Bahn and S-Bahn Systems in Austria and Germany. Till now, mainly active in German Wikipedia and Commons
  21. Arturoramos (talk · contribs) Main focus on Southern California, especially Metro
  22. Sahmeditor (talk · contribs) (mainly metro)
  23. Hirohisat (talk · contribs) I mainly focus on Japanese light rail as well as subway systems. I'm fluent in Japanese, so I can translate some articles
  24. geoff271989 (talk · contribs) (seattle-tacoma area)
  25. Jack1254 (talk · contribs) Toronto and GTA
  26. Hydrogen Iodide (talk · contribs) Bay Area and HK.
  27. TheCatalyst31 ReactionCreation Mostly the Chicago 'L'
  28. Dex1337 (talk · contribs) Tokyo and Osaka Subways, Sydney Australia City Rail lines
  29. Omaaar (talk · contribs) Talk to me I'm creating/expanding articles on the Monterrey Metro.
  30. Yorkiano (talk · contribs) I tend to focus on the metro/subway system of New York, but I also keep up with the systems of Washington, DC, Boston, Montreal, and Vancouver.
  31. O (talk · contribs) - primarily the Shanghai Metro and some other Asian rapid transit systems, also SEPTA rapid transit
  32. JPmaverick (talk · contribs)
  33. Trulystand700 (talk · contribs) New York City Subway
  34. Stephenchou0722 (talk · contribs)
  35. alexseattle (talk · contribs) Mostly Puget Sound (Seattle).
  36. Heights (talk · contribs) - Shanghai Metro, Hong Kong MTR, Beijing Subway, other China subways and also Toronto Subway and Vancouver .
  37. Iaineight (talk · contribs) In Japan and England
  38. Bhockey10 (talk · contribs) railfan, have extensive knowledge of rail and transit networks.
  39. dcollins52 (talk · contribs)
  40. goodguy007 (talk · contribs)
  41. Joe9320 (talk · contribs) Any rapid transit systems in East Asia (especially China and Japan), Southeast Asia, the USA and Australia.
  42. Koman90 (talk · contribs) Covers The Southern California, Mainly The San Diego And Orange County Regions.
  43. YB3 (talk · contribs) Mostly Puget Sound, especially Seattle. I specialize in railway route maps, and fleet information.
  44. Oranviri (talk · contribs) Covering Seattle and the Puget Sound region. Also Bangkok
  45. Rsrikanth05 (talk · contribs) Covering anything and everything relating to India.
  46. CountZ (talk · contribs) I draw metro maps. I take requests.
  47. Marketstel (talk · contribs) Particular areas of expertise: Rapid and regional rail transit in the Philadelphia metropolitan region, and general style and usage issues
  48. Sharadbob (talk · contribs) Can develop the rapid transit articles related to India
  49. MetroFan2009 (talk · contribs) I am creating pages of St. Louis MetroLink Extensions.
  50. Cherryguy93 (talk · contribs) Improving any rapid transit related pages which I can do.
  51. Sillybillypiggy (talk · contribs)
  52. Ricky F. I updating and improving all Indonesian rapid transit articles, especially Jakarta's rapid transit.
  53. CanonLawJunkie (talk · contribs)
  54. Jeromesandilanico (talk · contribs) Improving/Revising articles mostly on Philippine Rail System Related articles .
  55. Red Card For You (talk · contribs) Mainly the New York City Subway since I live in NYC.
  56. Mfs1013 (talk · contribs) Mainly SEPTA, NJ Transit, PATCO
  57. STSC - Public transport.
  58. Davey2010 Talk - Public Transport
  59. Psjk2106 (talk · contribs) - Astram Line. It is a Rapid transit in Hiroshima (Hiroshima is a city in Japan)
  60. Wiki.Gunjan (talk · contribs) - Interested in sharing facts about upcoming mass transit systems in developing world at large & India in particular
  61. Ворот93 (talk · contribs) - massive interest in Moscow Metro.
  62. Mr.BuriramCN (talk · contribs) - interest in Bangkok Metro.
  63. Staglit (talk · contribs) - interest in Canadian, British and French systems. I can translate articles into French.
  64. Flynn58 (talk · contribs) - Focus on articles related to the Toronto Transit Commission.
  65. Useddenim (talk · contribs) - WP:Route diagram templates
  66. Epicgenius (talk · contribs) – Mostly subways, less about light rails and monorails.
  67. SounderBruce (talk · contribs) - Seattle-area services and stations
  68. Peeky44 (talk · contribs) - interest in UK systems Paris Métro and RER. Main current interest is the Lausanne Métro. I can do reasonable translations from French.
  69. Deshwal (talk · contribs) – I am from India, i know a lot about Indian cities transit system so thats why i am editing the transit system in India.But i will also help to improve pages of other transit system in the world.
  70. Drumlineramos (talk · contribs) – I keep tabs on transit in New Mexico, including ABQ RIDE, ART, as well as trying to find info on other transit systems.
  71. Brateevsky (talk · contribs) (watcher) — I can improve articles about Moscow Metro, particular the stations on the south or south-east of Moscow.
  72. Bluewavedragon (talk · contribs) – Interested in Egyptian rapid transit especially Cairo Metro.
  73. YamaOfParadise (talk · contribs) - Particularly interested in the MBTA's Rapid Transit operations, as well as the historic trolley/streetcar networks formerly present in New England. Also interested in the New York City Subway and Staten Island Railway systems, and to a lesser degree, PATH.
  74. Ouanor (talk · contribs)
  75. MyOwnBadSelf (talk · contribs) - Everything to do with this topic. I miss teh Sydney Monorail.
  76. LukasMaps (talk · contribs) - Fairly new to wikipedia, but I have a great interest in rapid transit systems, and have already contributed to many articles about them. Sorry that I do not know how to add to this list!
  77. BRD-98 (talk · contribs) - Monorails and intercity transport.
  78. Virusurbanus (talk · contribs) - City Planning student with wide knowledge of US public transport systems, plans, and policy.
  79. Knoxhale (talk · contribs) - Interested in public transportation all over the world.
  80. Fazley01 (talk · contribs) - Also new to Wikipedia, and since I went to Hong Kong for a holiday, I've had a sudden huge interest for public transportation, mostly rapid transit. Will focus on stations and topics on and related to Klang Valley Integrated Transit System.
  81. Kew Gardens 613 (talk · contribs) – New York area stuff.
  82. DreamLinker (talk · contribs) - Interested primarily in the Delhi Metro but also willing to contribute to other rapid transit systems in Asia.
  83. BruzerFox (talk · contribs) Most kinds of mass transit around the world.
  84. 1.02 editor (talk · contribs) Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore) and London Underground/Overground
  85. Metro man 27 (talk · contribs)- Public transit in Ottawa and Canada
  86. Blackdiamand (talk · contribs)- Minor stuff
  87. dmartin969 (talk · contribs)
  88. Berlindian (talk · contribs)- Interested in Pune Metro and Urban rail transit in India
  89. Tigerdude9 (talk · contribs) - Prefers subways, usually heavy rail types
  90. Truflip99 (talk · contribs) - Portland, Oregon area systems, particularly MAX Light Rail; want to eventually contrib to major Asian metro systems
  91. Itsquietuptown (talk · contribs) - Philippine systems, but willing to contribute to other rapid transit related articles.
  92. Westindiaman (talk · contribs) - Rail transport in Brazil, particularly in and around Rio de Janeiro
  93. BamZ412 (talk · contribs) - Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)


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London Underground
The famous London Underground roundel symbol is used on signs and posters throughout the network.
LocaleGreater London and Chiltern, Epping Forest, Three Rivers, Watford
Transit typeElectrified Metro Railway
Number of linestwelve
Number of stations274
Daily ridership2.67 million (approximately)
Began operation1863
Operator(s)Transport for London
System length408 km / 253 miles
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
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