Modelling and Management of Resilience of Metro Train Operations

This paper presents a modelling and analysing framework for resilience of metro operations with respect to small-scale disruptive incidents based upon real world observations. An occurrence of incident during operations directly affect the operation performance, thus the service would not be able to stay on schedule, and hence induce delays and irregularity of service to passengers. In this paper, an event-based simulation model is developed to determine the magnitude of the impact on the affected trains after disruptions. The resilience indicators are introduced to examine and compare the effectiveness of each strategy. The strategies were made based on the parameters of metro schedule: running time, dwelling time and headway of metro trains. These parameters were being systematically analysed herein. The empirical relationships between parameters and resilience measure is also explored.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was sponsored by TRB committee AP065 Standing Committee on Rail Transit Systems.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Research Board

  • Authors:
    • Cheang, Kristy
    • Chan, Timothy
    • Chow, Andy H F
  • Conference:
  • Date: 2019


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 15p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01697641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 19-00309
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Dec 7 2018 9:33AM