Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2010
Timetables are affected by scheduled waiting time (SWT) that prolongs the travel times for trains and thereby passengers. SWT occurs when a train hinders another train to run with the wanted speed. The SWT affects both the trains and the passengers in the trains. The passengers may be further affected due to longer transfer times to other trains. SWT can be estimated analytically for a given timetable or by simulation of timetables and/or plans of operation. The simulation of SWT has the benefit that it is possible to examine the entire network. This makes it possible to improve the future timetable by analysing different timetables and/or plans of operation. This article presents methods to examine SWT by simulation for both trains and passengers in entire railway networks.
|Title of host publication||Computers in Railways XII : Computer System Design and Operation in Railways and other Transit Systems|
|Number of pages||987|
|Conference||12th International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and other Transit Systems|
|Period||31/08/10 → 02/09/10|
|Name||Computers in Railways|
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