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A study of heuristic approach on station track allocation in mainline railways

Jia, W.Z. , Ho, T.K., & Mao, B.H. (2009) A study of heuristic approach on station track allocation in mainline railways. In Wang, Haiying Wang (Ed.) Proceedings of 5th Interntional Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC09), IEEE, Tianjin, China, pp. 575-579.

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Abstract

Station track allocation is the critical component in the overall railway timetabling. Because of its intrinsic complexity and lack of modeling on station track layouts and train movement within station, analytical approach to attain optimal solution is not feasible. This study investigates the possibilities of applying a heuristic approach and identifies possible difficulties in practice. It is the first and important step to resolve one of the burning issues in the mainline railway operation in China.

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ID Code: 38354
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Track allocation, Railway stations
DOI: 10.1109/ICNC.2009.537
ISBN: 9780769537368
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Operations Research (010206)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
Deposited On: 05 Nov 2010 09:24
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 01:54

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