Graph methods for estimation of railway capacity

S.A. Branishtov, Yuri A. Vershinin, D.A. Tumchenok, A.M. Shirvanyan

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    Abstract

    Railway capacity is the important characteristic that shows traffic potentialities of railways. Analytical methods of the calculation of the capacity of a single track are well known. Methods to estimate the capacity of a railway network and the railway direction are proposed in this paper. The railway network is represented in the form of a graph. Mathematical methods of the graph theory are applied in order to find the maximum flow. Parameters of tracks and stations are used in order to calculate the network capacity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages525-530
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    Event17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems - Qingdao, China
    Duration: 8 Oct 201411 Oct 2014

    Conference

    Conference17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    CountryChina
    CityQingdao
    Period8/10/1411/10/14

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    Keywords

    • capacity of railway network
    • graph theory
    • the maximum flow

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    Branishtov, S. A., Vershinin, Y. A., Tumchenok, D. A., & Shirvanyan, A. M. (2014). Graph methods for estimation of railway capacity. 525-530. Paper presented at 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, China. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2014.6957743