A multi-train movement simulator with moving blocking signalling
Ho, Tin Kin, Mao, B.H., & Yang, Z.X. (1998) A multi-train movement simulator with moving blocking signalling. In W I T Transactions on the Built Environment: Computers in Railways VI, W I T Press, Lisbon, Portugal, ---.
Being as a relatively new approach of signalling, moving-block scheme significantly increases line capacity, especially on congested railways. This paper describes a simulation system for multi-train operation under moving-block signalling scheme. The simulator can be used to calculate minimum headways and safety characteristics under pre-set timetables or headways and different geographic and traction conditions. Advanced software techniques are adopted to support the flexibility within the simulator so that it is a general-purpose computer-aided design tool to evaluate the performance of moving block signalling.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Railway signalling, Moving block signalling, Simulation and modelling|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Simulation and Modelling (080110)|
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 2006 WIT Press|
|Deposited On:||18 Nov 2010 10:45|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 04:30|
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