This article describes the electronic data processing systems adopted by JNR for the Shin Kansen to handle data on transport, train operation, rolling stock, track and structures, electric equipment, personnel, finance, accounting and purchasing and stores. The data collected and analyzed can be coordinated and can be the basis for fast, accurate decisions on operations and maintenance and makes possible better management. SMIS is designed for easy retrieval. Not all areas are yet covered by SMIS and this is now the goal. Methods for statistical analysis of the data stored are now being developed.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Sawada, M
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 25-27
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  • Accession Number: 00128193
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1975 12:00AM