IMPROVED RAILROAD OPERATIONS USING A RAILROAD AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION AND LOCATION SYSTEM. VOLUME 1: NEW PROCEDURES FOR MAKING TACTICAL OPERATIONS PLANNING DECISION

This volume documents the new tactical operations planning procedures developed to interface with the Grand Trunk's Railroad Automation Identification and Location System (RAILS). The tactical planning procedures for dispatching and yard management are described in detail, and the results of on-line experiments are presented. (Portions of this document are not fully legible)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-275 592. Prepared in cooperation with Grand Trunk Western Railroad Co., Detroit, Mich.
  • Corporate Authors:

    SRI International

    333 Ravenswood Avenue
    Menlo Park, CA  United States  94025-3493

    Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company

    131 West Lafayette Boulevard
    Detroit, MI  United States  48226

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Policy and Program Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Wong, P J
    • CONRAD, B
    • Elliott, C V
    • Johnson, J M
    • Tashker, M G
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 232 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00169301
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/OPPD-77/18 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-45020
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 7 1978 12:00AM