WIT Press


Computerized Equipment Planning For Railways

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

20

Pages

5

Published

1996

Size

463 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR960221

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

J.P. Harms

Abstract

The German Unity traffic projects and structural changes within Deutsche Bahn (DB) AG and a number of transport companies have entailed particular limiting conditions in equipment planning, especially within the territory of former Deutsche Reichsbahn. Whilst the most frequent requirement relates to reducing the planning time the planning engineer or the planning agency have been facing various novel challenges, in particular due to combinations of an extremely broad range of the varied operations to be planned. Furthermore, planning engineers have become increasingly involved in providing consultancy services to principals. Also, principals, planning engineers and planning agencies have focused their attention on quality issues. 1 Introduction Since planning involves a wide array of princ

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