THE COMPUTER-CONTROLLED MARSHALLING YARD. BASIC FACTS. OBJECTIVES REACHED-OBJECTIVES AIMED AT SEELZE TRIAL

An important technical article dealing with the use of data processing by means of computers in order to simplify and accelerate the operation of marshalling yards in Germany. After having explained the problem, the author describes in detail the principles covering the application of the system, as in the case of an initial series of experiments carried out in Seelze marshalling yard. Based on the results obtained, he shows the data and the long term experimental programme which should enable these data-processing principles to be extended to include the operational management of a railway.

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 341-372

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072978
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1976 12:00AM