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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Twan Dollevoet 1 , 2 Dennis Huisman 1 , 2 Marie Schmidt 3 Anita Sch¨ obel 3 1 Econometric Institute and Erasmus Center for Optimization in Public Transport Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands 2 Department of Logistics Netherlands Railways, the Netherlands 3 Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics, Georg-August University, G¨ ottingen, Germany. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin (TX), November 2010
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers 1 Introduction to Delay Management 2 Delay Management with Re-Routing 3 Models for the Delay Management Problem 4 Numerical results 5 Conclusions and Further Research
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Railway utilization Railways in the Netherlands are mainly used for Public Transportation . the Netherlands USA Railway length (1000 km) 2.9 226.4 Tonnage kilometer (bln km) 7 2773 Passenger kilometers (bln km) 15.4 22.5 Passenger kilometers / inhabitant (km) 940 80 Source: Entry ”Rail usage statistics by country” on Wikipedia Generally, in Europe, passenger transportation forms an important part of the railway utilization.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Introduction to Delay Management Most railway operator in Europe operate a cyclic timetable. There is no direct connection between every pair of stations. In the Netherlands, about 20 percent of the passengers has a transfer. Short connections minimize the nominal travel time of transferring passengers. In case of small delays these short connections can cause large delays if the connecting train departs on time. Delay management decides whether a connecting train should wait for a delayed feeder train or should depart on time.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Delay Management Should train 2 wait? train 1 train 2 train 3 delayed station station 3 station Passengers from train 1 miss train 2.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Delay Management Should train 2 wait? train 1 train 2 train 3 delayed station station 3 station Passengers from train 1 miss train 2.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Delay Management Train 2 does not wait. train 1 train 2 train 3 delayed on time station station 3 statio Passengers from train 1 miss train 2.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Delay Management Train 2 waits. train 1 train 2 train 3 delayed delayed station station 3 statio Passengers in train 2 are delayed.
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Delay Management with Re-Routing of Passengers Introduction to Delay Management Delay Management Should train 3 wait?
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