SCL GOES TO OPERATION CONTROL

Seaboard Coast Line's Railroad Operations Control System(ROCS) receives waybill information and advance train consist while providing car scheduling. It maintains 4 on-line disk files: Station Audit Master, Equipment, QTAM Queue, and Move Suspense. The current system does not provide actual control of freight operations. The initial goal of SCL's Railroad Operations Control System is centralized control of freight transportation and maintenance, which is comprised of the following functions: schedule empty cars, schedule loaded cars, schedule power, schedule crews, dispatching, yard operations control systems interface, train calling, dynamic train scheduling, dynamic blocking strategy, dynamic train classification, schedule locomotive maintenance, schedule car maintenance, and schedule roadway maintenance. Auxiliary functions include: performance statistics, performance evaluation, adaptive processor, status monitor, exception reports, query/response and decision processor.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1971-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 23-26
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047730
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1974 12:00AM