The complete text of the reports submitted during Session G - the use of marshalling yards and rolling stock - of the Third International Symposium on Railways Cybernetics (Tokyo, 12/17th April, 1970). These reports were as under: (1) V.A. Buyanov. Automatic yard (terminal) dispatcher systems for the automation of the information service and operative supervision of work at classification yards and terminals. (2) L.R. Thomas. Computer controlled automatic classification yard with computer back-up. (3) L.G. Savage and K. Porter. Canadian Pacific Customer service centre - An application of cybernetics. (4) M. Notari. Universal simulator on a digital model, and control of traffic in real time. (5) E.N. Rigg. Optimized assignment of equipment and men, given reguirements on trains and terminals in commuter passenger service. (6) J. Tougne. Automatic allocation of locomotives on the SNCF. (7) L.H. Scott. An on-board recorder for diesel locomotive maintenance. (8) J.C. White. and E.F. Paul. A computer in manufacturing production control in railway shops.

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  • Publication Date: 1970-7

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  • Accession Number: 00047735
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1974 12:00AM