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Volume 162, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Buildings, Construction and Environmental Engineering, BCEE3-2017
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Water Resources Engineering and Geomatics|
|Published online||07 May 2018|
Selecting optimum railway track using GIS techniques
Building and Construction Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
2 College of Engineering, University of Karbala, Karbala, Iraq
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This paper mainly aims at analysing and selecting the best railway route within the Karbala City. The significance of having suitable locations for railway route is recognized as a crucial element in the pursuit to improve the quality of public transport in general. This paper uses technique based on bridging the gap between all the criteria to determine suitable location for the railway. It was also intended to organize non-spatial data for describing the process. The site selection of railway is the process of finding locations that meet the desired conditions set by the selection criteria. For this issue a professional know-how to deal with data depending on multi criteria is necessary to achieve of the task of decision making. Due to the tangle of the issue, a special effort must be done, to have a good usefulness of site selection. The results of spatial model in this paper shows the best railway track is (Karbala-ALhindya).
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