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How to import Railway alignment data to Total station TS16?

Dear everybody,It's nice to be a part of your 4rum.Firstly, I would like to introduce with you I am Hieu, Survey Manager of Hitachi Railway Line 1 in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Our company has just bought the TS16P 1" for my Survey Team, unfortunately, so far I cannot know how to import our project alignment data including super elevation, slope, cant, etc., to my Total Station.Could you please help me to solve this matter?Thank you so much in advance.Kind regards,Hieu.

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