The Research on Constructing Profit- Making Mode of Rail Transit
Wang Hao(Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co., Ltd.,Beijing 100086)
The rich and unique urban rail transit resources provide ample space for diversified business operation. Building on an analysis of resource types and development target of urban rail transit, basic principles for integrated development are presented. It is pointed out that developing diversified auxiliary businesses by taking advantages of the resources in the station and along both sides of the rail line will enable urban rail transit system to make profit and sustain in a healthy way, for it can help establish sufficient capital reserves for future development of urban transit system and allows the government to provide less subsidies for the operation of the system.