WIT Press


Results Of The Implementation Of An Optimal Control System In An Integrated Control Centre For Metro Lines

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR980531

Volume

37

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

952 kb

Author(s)

A. Fernandez, F. de Caudra & A. Garcia

Abstract

This paper presents the results of the implementation of an optimal control system for closed metro lines in an integrated control centre. The system has been successfully working for more than one year in metro lines of Barcelona and Madrid, achieving sensible improvements in regulation and energy saving. Additional features of the system as a monitoring, operations and management tool are also presented. 1 Introduction The long term co-operation between a university research centre (Institute de Investigacion Tecnologica) and a

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