The large scale network models, such as the national rail network model (over 15,000 arcs) have been of limited utility because they are overly simplistic and very expensive to run. However some success has been obtained with models run on medium-sized networks, to provide solutions to improvement and optimization problems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Included in Freight Transportation: A Digest of Technical Papers, a report sponsored by the Office of the Secretary, U.S. DOT, RRIS 17 144088 7701.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

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  • Authors:
    • Fuertes, L
  • Publication Date: 1976-10-28

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  • Accession Number: 00157943
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-77-68 Tech Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1977 12:00AM