An automated dispatcher system was developed and tested by the Moscow Railroad and Leningrad Railroad Institute. The system tried consisted of six fundamental components: 1. Controlling calculating machine 2. Centralized traffic control system, 3. Interfacer to connect computer and CTC, 4. Equipment at the dispatcher location will provide communication with the computer, 5. Communication with end terminals, 6. Logic program for direction of the computer, for various conditions of dispatching. Three series of tests (using Ural-1, Ural-4 and Dnepr-1) showed that the autodispatcher increased average speed of freight trains by 5-8%. This will produce savings of 200-300 thousand rubles per year on a division of 200-300 klm. This is against an expenditure of 500,000 rubles for two computers and 30-50 thousand rubles/year for additional maintenance. The system will thereafter pay for itself in about 3 years.
Railroad Transport Editorial Board, USSR3A Sadovaya-Chernogryazskaya
Moscow 174, USSR
- Publication Date: 1966-8-15
- Features: Figures;
- Pagination: 6 p.
- Railroad Transport
- Publisher: Railroad Transport Editorial Board, USSR
- TRT Terms: Computer programs; Control systems; Costs; Railroad traffic; Railroad trains; Simulation; Technology; Velocity
- Geographic Terms: Russia (Federation)
- Subject Areas: Finance; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00040069
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 22 1973 12:00AM