Scheduling freight trains in rail-rail transshipment yards

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Nils Boysen; Erwin Pesch;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1287/trsc.1100.0365
  • Subject: Railway Systems, Transshipment Yard, Train Scheduling, Dynamic Programming, Beam Search
    acm: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

Transshipment yards, where gantry cranes allow for an effcient transshipment of containers between different freight trains, are important entities in modern railway systems and facilitate the general shift from point-to-point transport to hub-and-spoke railway systems.... View more
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