How to Park Freight Trains on Rail-Rail Transshipment Yards: The Train Location Problem

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Michael Kellner; Nils Boysen; Malte Fliedner;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00291-011-0246-3
  • Subject: Railway systems, Transshipment yards, Container handling, Parking positions
    acm: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

In modern rail-rail transshipment yards huge gantry cranes spanning all railway tracks allow for an efficent transshipment of containers between different freight trains. This way, multiple trains loaded with cargo for varying destinations can be consolidated to a reduc... View more
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