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QUESTION: Dear Babak‎‎‎

Do you feel Carpet can be Installed and Fixed in Local (Short distance) and Express trains (Long Distance) ?.

Do you feel Carpet can be Installed and Fixed in Local transport and Luxury Buses ?.

Can this give a Better Designing and Comfortable look and feel for the passengers travelling in Trains and Buses ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Dear Prashant

Carpets may give a sense of luxury but it have 2 main disadvantage comparing to ordinary covers:

1- The Sanitary problem
2-The maintenance expense including expenses of renovation


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QUESTION: Dear Babak

Thank you.

1. If Railways or Bus (Public and Private) Transport Facilities approaches for you to work as a independent contractor for taking this work, will you accept this after studying their requirements ?.

i.e. Installing and Commissioning Carpet in Trains (Long and Short Distance) as well as Luxury Buses and Local transport Buses.

2. Do you feel Installing Carpet in Trains would be more difficult than fixing Carpet in Buses because of the Length of the Train as compared to the Length of the Bus ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Dear Prashant

1- My general approach is to see what the general requirements of the projects are based on and then decide, then my very global action is to say YES conditionally. Conditions are not very complicated but not restricted to the fee of the project. With a good contract it seems attractive.

2- Carpeting a train is more detailed and naturally it needs more time and expense, but carpeting of a 5 voitures train is easier than 5 bus.


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Babak Esmailzadeh Hakimi


I can answer questions in Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Project Management and Project Control topics!


I am experienced in the area of earthquake engineering in electrical power industry, i.e. Lifeline Earthquake Engineering. My focus has been on structural seismic design of power installations. Recently I have got involved in project management in the category of constructional engineering.

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Bs degree in Civil Engineering from Ferdowsi University ,1988, Mashhad Iran, Ms degree in Earthquake Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 1993, Tehran, Iran

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