WIT Press


Timetable-independent Design And Analysis Of Railway Infrastructure

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR960011

Volume

20

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

969 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

M.A. Odijk, M.S.P.A.M. Maarschalkerweerd & E.A.G. Weits

Abstract

In the Netherlands large parts of the railway infrastructure are being re- constructed. Since the planning of construction projects needs to be done well in advance, systems need to be developed to specify and analyze in- frastructure projects in a way that is consistent with the uncertainties that come with a long planning time. In this paper we discuss the development of such system that focusses on the reconstruction of railway stations. 1 Introduction To anticipate an increase in the number of people traveling by rail in the next century a major railway investment program called Rail 21 has been carried out in the Netherlands. Among other things the program involves doubling of tracks in the part of the Netherlands where traffic is congested the most and the reconstruction of several railway stations. To suppor

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