Traffic management optimization of railway networks

Xiaojie Luan

Research output: ThesisDissertation (TU Delft)

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This thesis adopts optimization approaches to tackle the traffic management problem for railway networks, aiming at achieving better performance of railway operations, in terms of punctuality, reliability, non-discrimination, capacity utilization, and energy efficiency. Specifically, the following four aspects are considered: - Non-discriminatory traffic control; - Traffic control cooperating with a preventive maintenance plan; - Traffic control integrating with train control; - Distributed optimization of traffic control for large networks.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Lodewijks, Gabri, Supervisor
  • De Schutter, B.H.K., Supervisor
Award date1 Jul 2019
Print ISBNs978-90-5584-252-0
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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