SIMULATION OF THE OPERATIONS IN A MARSHALLING YARD

When carrying out a study having as its object the optimum formation of through express -- parcels trains, the Swiss Federal Railways decided to construct a simulation model, designed for the detailed examination of a part of the operations effected in a marshalling yard. This model, which was designed by Mr. Herren and Mr. Achermann, was programmed on a computer, and is described in the above article, dealing with Bienne Station, which receives and forwards 70 trains daily, and handles some 2,500 wagons.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 17-33
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072976
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1976 12:00AM