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Railway Timetabling & Operations

Analysis - Modelling - Optimisation - Simulation - Performance Evaluation

Hansen, I. A.; Pachl, J. (eds.): Railway Timetabling & Operations. Analysis - Modelling - Optimisation - Simulation - Performance Evaluation. 2nd edition. Eurailpress 2014, 332 p., EUR 59.00

ISBN 978-3777104621

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The 1st edition was published in 2008 under the title 'Railway Timetable & Traffic'.

Inside this book as Chapter 2 (p. 13-46):
Pachl, J.: Timetable Design Principles

Sold here both as a printed version and a DRM-free E-book. Of the E-book, you can also purchase individual chapters.

Cover 2nd edition Cover 1st edition This book describes the current state-of-the-art methods of railway timetabling, operations analysis and modelling, simulation and traffic management in order to stimulate their broader application in practice and to identify still existing research issues. It is directed to academics, Master and PhD students, and professionals from the railway industry, as well as from public authorities that tender and supervise railway services in order to improve the attractiveness and efficiency of train services for the public and the customers.

The 2nd edition, which was published under a slightly changed title, is a thorough revision with extended contents (100+ pages) to meet the current state-of-the-art.

Complete list of contents

Errata of 1st edition from 2008

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