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A Novel Approach to Railway Planning

Forsgren, Malin and Aronsson, Martin and Kreuger, Per and Franzén, Thomas (2009) A Novel Approach to Railway Planning. In: 16th ITS World Congress, 21-25 Sept 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Abstract

Today, detailed railway timetables in Sweden are published up to a year in advance, despite being based on volatile facts. We describe a new railway planning concept for Banverket, the Swedish Rail Administration, that aims to reduce the workload and increase the timetable quality, thus making railway traffic more cost-effective and attractive. The concept distinguishes between deliverables and production plans. The former are settled early and involve a selection of arrival and departure times that Banverket promises to deliver to the operators. The latter are fixed later, and only when sufficient information is available.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID Code:3882
Deposited By:Malin Forsgren
Deposited On:18 Mar 2010 16:43
Last Modified:12 Dec 2011 14:14

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