Basic Framework for the Energy-Effective Train Dispatching

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 844)


The problem of modeling and optimal control the train flow is considered in relation to the mixed passenger and freight traffic. The paper describes main principles used to choose traffic adjustments and to evaluate change of the consumption value due to an operative control activity. Well-defined and rapid alteration of the train speed trajectory due to impediment arise is the basic element of traffic operative adjustments. The paper proposes the methodology of calculating the travel mode parameters in case of disturbance and the optimal distribution of time margin added to trajectory elements. Correlation analysis application of the real data allows revealing the regularities in normal and disturbed train run.


Train traffic Online adjustments Energy consumption Modeling Optimal decision making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Natural SciencesFar Eastern State Transport UniversityKhabarovskRussian Federation
  2. 2.Institute of Control, Automation and TelecommunicationsFar Eastern State Transport UniversityKhabarovskRussian Federation

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