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By Christian Liebchen, Rolf H. Möhring (auth.), Frank Geraets, Leo Kroon, Anita Schoebel, Dorothea Wagner, Christos D. Zaroliagis (eds.)

This state of the art survey positive aspects papers that have been chosen after an open name following the foreign Dagstuhl Seminar on Algorithmic tools for Railway Optimization held in Dagstuhl citadel, Germany, in June 2004. the second one a part of the quantity constitutes the refereed complaints of the 4th overseas Workshop on Algorithmic tools and types for Optimization of Railways held in Bergen, Norway, in September 2004.

The quantity covers algorithmic tools for reading and fixing difficulties coming up in railway optimizations, with a distinct specialize in the interaction among railway and different public transportation structures. Beside algorithmics and mathematical optimization, the relevance of formal types and the impression of purposes on challenge modeling also are thought of. moreover, the papers handle experimental stories and priceless prototype implementations.

The 17 complete papers provided right here have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from quite a few submissions and are prepared into topical sections protecting community and line making plans, timetabling and timetable details, rolling inventory and group scheduling, and real-time operations.

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N. By the definition of πan+1 , we know that n (πai+1 − πai ) = πan+1 − πa1 = T. i=1 Summing up the lower bounds yields T ≥ (n + 1)d − h, which contradicts the hypothesis of Theorem 3. Corollary 1. If h < (n+1)d−T , then every timetable which respects constraints (11) to (14) is an alternating timetable. In Figure 16, we provide an example for the easiest case, namely matching two lines. As usual, we assume the period time to be 60 minutes. Remark 2. There are of course alternating periodic timetables in the case d ≤ T n+1 .

To that end, we relax the upper bound of the original constraint to + T − 1— we may assume the instance being scaled such that the precondition of Lemma 1 is satisfied. Further, we introduce a new antiparallel arc with feasible interval according to Figure 10. Then, these two constraints yield a piecewise constant objective M · (u − + T ) [ , + T )T [−u, T − u)T M · (u − ) u T x Fig. 10. Soft constraints behavior of the objective function, which serves as an indicator for the violation of the original constraint, but without guaranteeing feasibility.

In Figure 17, we provide a constraint graph which offers the option of a new track between Aachen and K¨ oln, being then part of the European high-speed line PBK (Paris-Brussels-K¨oln). We provide the status quo, with one intermediate stop, only for illustration purposes. In the future, we have the option to either use the current tracks, thus keeping a trip time of 38 minutes, or to establish the new high-speed track, hereby reducing the trip time down to 26 minutes. To define appropriate weights for the arcs, we have to take into account three different types of objectives: The number of customers c who profit from a new The Modeling Power of the PESP: Railway Timetables — and Beyond optional high−speed track 37 Köln Hbf Aachen Hbf Köln−Deutz status quo [ a , ua ], wa future options [26, 38], M + c − M K¨ oln-Deutz [38, 86], 0 [21, 21], 0 [15, 15], 0 [2, 2], 0 Fig.

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