WIT Press


GUI-based Interactive Railway Planning Systems

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR940121

Volume

6

Pages

9

Published

1994

Size

1,545 kb

Author(s)

T. Hirose, S. Goto, Y. Hayakawa, M. Tatsuda, K. Tonouchi, T. Higashi, M. Kawasaki & E. Iwasaki

Abstract

Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) operates 300 super bullet trains on the Shinkansen line as well as about 2,000 conventional passenger trains on conventional lines daily. In the past, train operation planning was only possible by using highly skilled professionals. In particular, developing train diagrams and simulations for scheduling of cars and crews was highly dependent on those professional skills and painstaking paper-and-pencil work Digital Japan, requested by JR Central, has laid a system foundation for JR Central's Computer Aided Railway Planning & Operation Sy

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