Shinkansen vehicles are in principle operated in multiple units and they are also inspected on a multiple unit basis. The multiple units are handled on a one-day basis and the daily services of these units are based on the fundamental plan of services formulated on the occasion of timetable revision, with some allowance for the operation of special trains. To get maximum utilization of the rolling stock, computerized control of vehicles has been introduced. This article explains how this computerized control system improves the efficiency of the operations.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Hirota, Y
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 11-12
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  • Accession Number: 00172939
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japanese Railway Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1978 12:00AM