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An Optimization to Schedule Train Operations with Phase-Regular Framework for Intercity Rail Lines

Huimin Niu, Minghui Zhang
2012 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
Finally, the effectiveness of the proposed model and algorithm is illustrated through the application to Hefei-Wuhan intercity rail line in China.  ...  A nonlinear mixed zero-one programming model, which could accurately calculate the passenger waiting time and the in-train crowded cost, is developed in this study.  ...  Acknowledgments The work described in the paper was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China no. 50968009, no. 71261014, and no. 51210305046 and the Research Fund for the Doctoral Program  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/549374 fatcat:ebwbyqncbrfkhd2iqdjsjnt5jm

A two-layer optimization model for high-speed railway line planning

Li Wang, Li-min Jia, Yong Qin, Jie Xu, Wen-ting Mo
2011 Journal of Zhejiang University: Science A  
In the model, the top layer aims at achieving an optimal stop-schedule set with the service frequencies, and is formulated as a nonlinear program, solved by genetic algorithm.  ...  The result shows that the two-layer optimization model can reduce computation complexity and that an optimal set of stop-schedules can always be generated with less calculation time.  ...  Chang et al. (2000) developed a multi-objective programming model for the optimal allocation of passenger train services on an intercity high-speed rail line without branches.  ... 
doi:10.1631/jzus.a11gt016 fatcat:wlkmnng5tvcqzn6b74iaz4huz4

Fuzzy Decision Adjustment of Train Operation Plan for High-Speed Rail Network Based on Multi-Objective Optimization

Fengqin Zhang
2020 Journal Europeen des Systemes Automatises  
Firstly, the features of a single scheduling section were analyzed based on train flow, highlighting the necessity to design sectionspecific TOP adjustment strategy and optimization objectives.  ...  Next, multiple optimization objectives were designed based on the identified features and passenger satisfaction, and weighted through stochastic intuitionistic fuzzy decision.  ...  functions Two sets of objective functions were established for singlesection TOP adjustment: those based on train flow features and those based on passenger satisfaction.  ... 
doi:10.18280/jesa.530116 fatcat:zkpcyn4tk5g5boyzboxne5n5ji

Assessment of Advanced Dispatching Measures for Recovering Disrupted Railway Traffic Situations

Francesco Corman, Andrea D'Ariano
2012 Transportation Research Record  
The exact algorithm is based on the alternative graph and computes an optimal train schedule that minimizes the maximum consecutive delay.  ...  This algorithm uses various speedups based on the infrastructure topology and algorithmic improvements based on graph properties.  ... 
doi:10.3141/2289-01 fatcat:hrxt6clarvcftnqkuauz62owj4

A two-dimensional clustering method for highspeed railway trains in China based on train characteristics and operational performance

Lianbo Deng, Yuxin Chen, Runfa Wu, Qing Wang, Yiming Xu
2020 IEEE Access  
We find there are two main types of train on Shanghai-Nanjing intercity HSR: trains departing on the hour that have good operational performance, trains with staggered stops and low-capacity based on the  ...  The current train hierarchies and adjustment is empirically set by HSR organisers.  ...  [8] used a mixed-integer optimisation model to determine the optimal locations and numbers of trains on the railway line, and obtained an optimised stop schedule.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2991638 fatcat:bfj7sdptyzfcrj6ak7xc54l5uy

Review of energy-efficient train control and timetabling

Gerben M. Scheepmaker, Rob M.P. Goverde, Leo G. Kroon
2017 European Journal of Operational Research  
of a train running on a level track to the advanced models and algorithms of the last decade dealing with varying gradients and speed limits, and including regenerative braking.  ...  Still, the optimal sequence and switching points of the optimal driving regimes are not trivial in general, which led to a wide range of optimization models and algorithms to compute the optimal train  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Netherlands Railways NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen) for making this research possible.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2016.09.044 fatcat:byn4fazeqzfqxjoq6bs2sjadki

An Optimization Method of Multiclass Price Railway Passenger Transport Ticket Allocation under High Passenger Demand

Bin Wang, Shaoquan Ni, Fucai Jin, Zixu Huang, Ronghui Zhang
2020 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
methods based on operation and capacity control: accurate predivided model and fuzzy predivided model.  ...  And we solve this problem by constructing a particle swarm optimization algorithm.  ...  However, there are a few types of research on HSR ticket allocation optimization based on unconstrained demand.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8860115 fatcat:czxg6cco75elhhjki7laiqnp5u

High-Speed Train Stop-Schedule Optimization Based on Passenger Travel Convenience

Dingjun Chen, Shaoquan Ni, Chang'an Xu, Hongxia Lv, Simin Wang
2016 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
The stop-schedules for passenger trains are important to the operation planning of high-speed trains, and they decide the quality of passenger service and the transportation efficiency.  ...  In consideration of both the economic benefits of railway corporations and the travel convenience of passengers, a multitarget optimization model is established.  ...  To solve the model, a branch and bound model and a search algorithm based on efficiency evaluation were used [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/8763589 fatcat:65gpll6t6vaxblpw7ael4hyyhi

Train Stop Scheduling in a High-Speed Rail Network by Utilizing a Two-Stage Approach

Huiling Fu, Lei Nie, Benjamin R. Sperry, Zhenhuan He
2012 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
Among the most commonly used methods of scheduling train stops are practical experience and various "one-step" optimal models.  ...  Based on a three-level station classification definition, a mixed integer programming model and a train operating tactics descriptive model along with the computing algorithm are developed and presented  ...  The train stop schedule generated in the first-stage Section 2.2 gives the overall scheme; based on this initial scheme, additional train stops are further scheduled for the remaining passengers associated  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/579130 fatcat:5f3w7ncamvh5rcg7q3rqorcx4e

Fuzzy logic systems for transportation engineering: the state of the art

Dušan Teodorović
1999 Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice  
The paper presents a classi®cation and analysis of the results achieved using fuzzy logic to model complex trac and transportation processes.  ...  Emphasis is put on the importance of fuzzy logic systems as universal approximators in solving trac and transportation problems.  ...  The authors thus put an end to the tradition of treating accessibility as a deterministic concept and oered the possibility of a better representation of accessibility.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0965-8564(98)00024-x fatcat:f5lorw2nczhepokzbi5kkymif4

A review of public transport transfer coordination at the tactical planning phase

Tao Liu, Oded Cats, Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis
2021 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  
We then identify and review three extensions of the TCDP, i.e., considering first or last train transfer optimization, integrating vehicle scheduling, and incorporating passenger demand assignment.  ...  First, four solution approaches for solving the transfer coordination design problem (TCDP) are identified and reviewed in detail, namely heuristic rule-based, analytical modelling, mathematical programming  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61903311 and No. 62011530435) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trc.2021.103450 fatcat:vwjpnanksrcw7jzyf4uq2vzklm

An Integrated Model for Demand Forecasting and Train Stop Planning for High-Speed Rail

Jin, He, Li, Li, Guo, Xu
2019 Symmetry  
stop schedule of each train trip, so that the demand can be satisfied.  ...  Furthermore, the model simulates the impact of the number of stops on its mode share by reflecting changes in travelers' behaviors according to HSR train stop planning, and it also provides a theoretical  ...  Based on a heuristic algorithm, a stop-schedule plan was constructed by Shi et al. [7] . Deng et al. [8] presented a bilevel programming model for the optimization of stop-schedules.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym11050720 fatcat:6qh7nxsaibctdeiix3o3wp3kty

Service bid comparisons by fuzzy ranking in open railway market timetabling

T.K. Ho, K.H. Ip, C.W. Tsang
2009 Expert systems with applications  
objectives and the merits of the bids; and produces the train service timetable through negotiations.  ...  In practice, IP chooses to negotiate with the TSPs one by one in such a sequence that IP optimizes its objectives.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the generous financial support provided by the Research Grant Council of Hong Kong (PolyU 5174/06E) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2009.01.044 fatcat:vcm7gokzkbeq7n4m3pr3yemsli

Study on the Train Operation Optimization of Passenger Dedicated Lines Based on Satisfaction

Zhipeng Huang, Huimin Niu
2012 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
Through discussing the passengers' travel choice behavior, we formulate an optimization model based on maximum passenger satisfaction for the junction and then design a heuristic algorithm.  ...  This paper considers an optimization problem for train operations at the junction station in passenger dedicated lines.  ...  Algorithm Design This paper designs a heuristic algorithm of train operation based on maximum passenger satisfaction. The algorithm process is shown as follows. Step 1 initialization .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/451201 fatcat:ncxasj5tefezrnfsz6jednfmsi

A Review Study on Traction Energy Saving of Rail Transport

Xuesong Feng, Hanxiao Zhang, Yong Ding, Zhili Liu, Hongqin Peng, Bin Xu
2013 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
From the rail transport operation perspective, this study reviews such energy-saving research mainly focusing on the optimizations of train coasting schemes, the rational designs and utilizations of track  ...  Continual effort on decreasing the traction energy cost intensities of various rail transport modes has been made by many researchers and practitioners on different aspects for a long time.  ...  The relationships between the economic speed of a HSR train and its TEC and TTE for a passenger transport work are built based on fuzzy clustering analyses [20, 21] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/156548 fatcat:bdne67hsu5ffrmcr2iy5e5b3zi
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