TRAFFIC CONTROL, TIMETABLING AND ORGANISATIONAL PROBLEMS IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN CONURBATION AREAS

The article discussed the difficulties and problems encountered in the planning and operation of an S-Bahn system and the use of reduced crews by having the driver control door closing and train departure. Automatic computer-controlled trains, running in combination with a continuous control system and automatic driving and braking, can improve profitability by regulating the current consumption via the speed in relation to the timetable.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

    17-21 rue de Louvrain
    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • SITZMANN, E
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

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  • Accession Number: 00047879
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1981 12:00AM