Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Periodic timetabling with ‘Track Choice’-PESP based on given line concepts and mesoscopic infrastructure
Authors: Wüst, Raimond Matthias
Gomez, Claudio
Ess, Severin
Steiner, Albert
Bütikofer, Stephan
Laumanns, Marco
Szabo, Jazint
Conference details: OR2018, Operations Research Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 12-14 September 2018
Issue Date: 2018
Language: English
Subjects: Track choice FPESP; Service intention; Timetabling; Maintenance timetable planning; Periodic event scheduling problem; Mesoscopic railway topology
Subject (DDC): 
Abstract: We present a track-choice and vehicle scheduling extension of the commonly known method for the generation of periodic event schedules ‘PESP’. The extension makes use of the mesoscopic track infrastructure representation widely used by public transport planners and operators. Taking into consideration the technical and operational constraints given by rolling stock, station and track topology data on the one hand, and the commercial requirements defined by a given line concept on the other, the method presented generates periodic timetables including train-track assignments. Due to the utilization of infrastructure based track capacities, we are also able to assess the feasibility of the line concept given. Additionally, the method allows for handling temporary resource restrictions (e.g. caused by construction sites or operational disturbances) up to a certain degree.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design (IDP)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: SBB-Forschungsfonds 'Automatisierte Fahrplanplanung'
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