Energy-Efficient Train Operation: Conclusions and Future Work

Rob M.P. Goverde*, Shuai Su, Zhongbei Tian

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This chapter gives the basic conclusions about energy-efficient train operation covering energy-efficient train driving, energy-efficient train timetabling, regenerative braking, energy storage systems and power supply networks. Future work that will develop energy-efficient train operation further include the interaction of connected driver advisory systems (C-DAS) and automatic train operation (ATO) with railway traffic management systems, cooperative train control in platoons of virtually coupled trains, digital twin technology and particularly its application to power supply systems, and the interaction between the railway network with the electrical power grid and renewable energy generation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy-Efficient Train Operation
Subtitle of host publicationA System Approach for Railway Networks
EditorsShuai Su, Zhongbei Tian, Rob M. P. Goverde
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-34656-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-34658-3, 978-3-031-34655-2
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Mobility
VolumePart F814
ISSN (Print)2196-5544
ISSN (Electronic)2196-5552

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