WIT Press


Optimal Timetabling With Connections In Underground Railway Systems

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

20

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

1,194 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR960421

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

R. Minciardf, M. Paolucci & R. Pesenti

Abstract

This paper investigates the problem of defining a timetable for the train runs in an underground railway network. The objective is to optimise the quality of the service offered to the customers. To this end a problem decomposition approach which favours the connections among the different lines is introduced. 1 Introduction The problem of producing daily timetables (also called train run schedules) for underground railway systems, generally involving several lines, is dealt with in this paper. Such a problem may be formalised by taking into account different objectives and constraints. In particular, the possible objectives

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