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Tactical crew planning in railways

Şahin, Güvenç and Yüceoğlu, Birol (2011) Tactical crew planning in railways. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 47 (6). pp. 1221-1243. ISSN 1366-5545

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2011.05.013

Abstract

Tactical crew capacity planning problem in railways involves finding the minimum number of crews in a region required to operate a predetermined set of train duties satisfying the strict day-off requirement for crew. For the single-region problem, we develop two solution approaches based on a space-time network representation: the sequential approach and the integrated approach. We also study the multi-regional capacity planning problem where we minimize total system-wide capacity by simultaneously considering multiple regions within a neighborhood search algorithm based on our solution methods for the single-region problem. We present the computational study on problem instances from Turkish State Railways.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Crew planning; Railway; Capacity planning; Tactical planning; Minimum flow problem
Subjects:T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation > TF501-668 Railway operation and management
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T055.4-60.8 Industrial engineering. Management engineering > T57.6-57.97 Operations research. Systems analysis
ID Code:17317
Deposited By:Güvenç Şahin
Deposited On:27 Oct 2011 15:37
Last Modified:27 Oct 2011 15:37

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