Routing Methodology for Heavy-weight and Oversized Loads Carried by Rail Transport

A problem of optimisation of transportation processes of heavyweight and oversized loads (hereinafter – HOL) by rail transport is analysed in this article. Universal multi-criteria evaluation system of route formulated by the authors ensures rational choice of heavyweight loads routes of rail transport. The article reveals a set of problem related to heavyweight and oversized loads transportation. Also it presents analysis of scientific literature sources, which are used to tackle the issues of HOL transportation. The principles of heavyweight and oversized loads transportation route selection are formulated in the article. On the basis of principles criteria methodology has been created which includes criteria set and enables an objective evaluation of HOL transportation processes route segments, cargo transportation and cargo handling technology and it can be practically applied to territory.


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  • Accession Number: 01633050
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 28 2017 10:40AM