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An Advanced Real-Time Train Dispatching System for Minimizing the Propagation of Delays in a Dispatching Area Under Severe Disturbances


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  • Andrea D’Ariano


  • Marco Pranzo


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Networks and Spatial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 63-84

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:netspa:v:9:y:2009:i:1:p:63-84

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    Keywords: DSS; Delay management; Short-term train scheduling; Temporal decomposition;


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    1. Zeng, Amy Z. & Durach, Christian F. & Fang, Yan, 2012. "Collaboration decisions on disruption recovery service in urban public tram systems," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(3), pages 578-590.
    2. Krüger, Niclas A. & Vierth , Inge & Fakhraei Roudsari, Farzad, 2013. "Spatial, temporal and size distribution of freight train delays: evidence from Sweden," Working papers in Transport Economics 2013:8, CTS - Centre for Transport Studies Stockholm (KTH and VTI).
    3. Meng, Lingyun & Zhou, Xuesong, 2011. "Robust single-track train dispatching model under a dynamic and stochastic environment: A scenario-based rolling horizon solution approach," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 45(7), pages 1080-1102, August.
    4. Pellegrini, Paola & Rodriguez, Joaquin, 2013. "Single European Sky and Single European Railway Area: A system level analysis of air and rail transportation," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 64-86.
    5. Cacchiani, V. & Huisman, D. & Kidd, M.P. & Kroon, L.G. & Toth, P. & Veelenturf, L.P. & Wagenaar, J.C., 2013. "An Overview of Recovery Models for Real-time Railway Rescheduling," Econometric Institute Research Papers 50112, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute.
    6. Corman, F. & D’Ariano, A. & Pacciarelli, D. & Pranzo, M., 2012. "Optimal inter-area coordination of train rescheduling decisions," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 71-88.
    7. Sato, Keisuke & Fukumura, Naoto, 2012. "Real-time freight locomotive rescheduling and uncovered train detection during disruption," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 221(3), pages 636-648.
    8. Pellegrini, Paola & Marlière, Grégory & Rodriguez, Joaquin, 2014. "Optimal train routing and scheduling for managing traffic perturbations in complex junctions," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 58-80.


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