A Study on Future Scope of Indian Expressways with a Novel Approach on Indian Transportation


  • Sathyanathan Rangarajan SRM University
  • Kishore Kowtham I


Sustainable, Transportation systems, Traffic forecast, elevated express way, Techno–feasibility analysis


The evolution of modern technological advancements and the rapid infrastructure development has led to the ultimate increase in the vehicular passenger and freight movement both in the urban as well as in the inter–cities of the state. With the advent of emerging population and environmental pollution in the transportation movement, an alternate approach in the reduction of environmental pollution and economical consideration is much needed. This has made with the current need of the hour “Sustainable Transportation Systemsâ€. This paper gives the complete solution for the sustainable transportation systems by adopting a complete case study with a detailed projected traffic forecast based on the current traffic density to meet out with the future need of the population by providing an elevated express way between inter–cities of Chennai and Trichy of Tamil Nadu state. Moreover the solution is suggested by adopting conventional techniques with the application of modern technology in the development of high speed rails in a most economical way. Further this paper provides with the techno–feasibility analysis with planning, analysing and design of the components and arriving out with the complete economic solution to meet out with the future of Indian express way in a most sustainable manner.



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How to Cite

Rangarajan, S., & Kowtham I, K. (2016). A Study on Future Scope of Indian Expressways with a Novel Approach on Indian Transportation. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(5). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/4018