Exact Solution of Locomotive Scheduling Problems

Forbes, MA, Holt, JN and Watts, AM (1991) Exact Solution of Locomotive Scheduling Problems. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 42 10: 825-831. doi:10.1057/jors.1991.163


Author Forbes, MA
Holt, JN
Watts, AM
Title Exact Solution of Locomotive Scheduling Problems
Journal name Journal of the Operational Research Society   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-5682
Publication date 1991-10-01
Year available 1991
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1057/jors.1991.163
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 42
Issue 10
Start page 825
End page 831
Total pages 7
Place of publication BASINGSTOKE
Publisher STOCKTON PRESS
Language eng
Subject 1404 Management Information Systems
1408 Strategy and Management
1803 Management Science and Operations Research
1406 Marketing
Abstract Given a daily repeating timetable and locomotives of various types, each timetabled train must be assigned a locomotive. This paper presents an exact algorithm for the solution of this problem, based on an approach used to solve multiple-depot bus scheduling problems. The algorithm is used to solve moderately large scheduling problems drawn from real world data.
Keyword Integer Programming
Railways
Scheduling
Vehicle
Models
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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