The author describes the various stages of timetable compilation, in the course of which train paths are worked out on the basis of locomotive type and train load, with particular reference to the leeway allowed in terms of recovery margins, etc. Various problems are examined, and the use of computers for optimizing train running in order to achieve energy savings in discussed. Prospects for further computerization are assessed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    North Oxford Academic Publishing Limited

    242 Banbury Road
    Oxford OX2 7DR,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Quinchon, C
  • Publication Date: 1984-4


  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 113-122
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00386959
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1984 12:00AM