Study on the Best Transfer Station Selected in Beijing Subway Network

  • Qi Liu
  • Xingchen Zhang
  • Junhua Chen
  • Bin Xu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 288)


Transfer station is the most important node of urban rail network, affecting transfer efficiency and overall efficiency of the network as a whole. Based on the investigation and statistics of the transfer time and train running time between transfer stations, this paper first finds the shortest path between any transfer stations with Floyd algorithm. Then through analysis of transfer mode and passengers travel behavior, we can figure out the best transfer station for passengers, and take Beijing subway network as an example to validate the model and algorithm.


Transfer station Transfer mode Floyd algorithm Shortest path Traveler behavior 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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