ZONE THEORY OF SUBURBAN RAIL TRANSIT OPERATIONS: REVISITED

Zone theory discussed deals primarily with the scheduling of trains. In combination the zone train schedules and zone fares affect most aspects of railroad operations and planning, including crew schedules and the use of railroad equipment, track, and manpower. The zonal concept of train operations applies to highly patronized suburban transit systems operated over the multitracked route of a heavy-duty main-line railroad. The basic theory has been tested and found to produce improvements.

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    Eno Transportation Foundation

    1250 I Street, NW, Suite 750
    Washington, DC  USA  20005
  • Authors:
    • Eisele, D O
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 5-22
  • Serial:
    • Traffic Quarterly
    • Volume: 32
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Eno Transportation Foundation
    • ISSN: 0041-0713

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00177165
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1982 12:00AM