WIT Press


Implementation Of The Timetable Planning System STRAX/TPS In Denmark

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR040101

Volume

74

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

946 kb

Author(s)

A.H. Kaas & R. Goossmann

Abstract

The TPS Timetable Planning System, as developed and implemented under the name STRAX in 2001/2002 for the Danish railway system, was introduced to the Danish National Railway Agency (DNRA) and the Danish Main Operator DSB for long and short term planning purposes. Being based on advanced developments of existing railway simulation packages developed and maintained by HaCon in Hanover (Germany) since the mid 1980’s, STRAX/TPS consists of a set of user-group specific applications, operating on the same database and sharing infrastructure and timetable information together with additional master data. It is running as a client-server system in multi-user mode, and is able to handle parallel work on timetable data. Timetables for different periods and infrastructure data are kept underlying an internal version management in order to

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