• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 98th Annual Meeting

      January 13–17, 2019

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 435

Railway Capacity and Delay Modeling—Hybrid Session

Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM
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Tyler Dick, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, presiding
Rapik Saat, Association of American Railroads (AAR), presiding
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Railroad Operating Technologies (AR030)
Standing Committee on Freight Rail Transportation (AR040)
Subcommittee on Rail Capacity (AR040(1))


Hybrid lectern and poster session on research related to railway capacity and delay modeling.  Authors will introduce their work with a 5-minute lectern presentation.  Following presentations on each of the 10 papers, posters will be displayed for the remainder of the session with authors available to further discuss the details of their work.

Title Presentation Number
Simulation-Based Method of Capacity Utilization Evaluation to Account for Uncertainty in Recovery Time
Yung-Cheng Lai, National Taiwan University
Kuan-Ting Chen, National Taiwan University
Tzu-Hao Yan, National Taiwan University
Ming-Hua Li, National Taiwan University
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Simultaneous Optimization of Railcar Itinerary and Train Formation Plan
Boliang Lin, Beijing Jiaotong University
Jiaxi Wang, Beijing Jiaotong University
Ruixi Lin, CloudMinds
Chang Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University
Jie Xiao, Beijing Jiaotong University
Siqi Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University
Jianping Wu, Beijing Jiaotong University
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A Data-Driven Method for Delay Duration Estimation of High-Speed Train
Meng-Cheng (Jason) Ni, City University of Hong Kong
K. L. Tsui, City University of Hong Kong
Yang Zhao, City University of Hong Kong
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Operational Schedule Flexibility, Train Velocity, and the Performance Reliability of Single-Track Railways
Taskin Sehitoglu, HNTB Corporation
Darkhan Mussanov, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Tyler Dick, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
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Analysis of Causes and Effects of Primary Delays in a High-Speed Rail System
Chao Wen, University of Waterloo
ZhongCan Li, Southwest Jiaotong University
Javad Lessan, University of Waterloo
Liping Fu, University of Waterloo
Ping Huang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Chaozhe Jiang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Matthew Muresan, University of Waterloo
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Statistical Analysis of High-Speed Railway Capacity Utilization and Passenger Distribution in China: A Case Study of Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Rail
Jie Li, Southwest Jiaotong University
Yuxiang Yang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Jing Gan, Southwest Jiaotong University
Chao Wen, University of Waterloo
Ping Huang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Qiyuan Peng, Southwest Jiaotong University
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Societal Benefits in Capacity Allocation Mechanisms and Infrastructure Charging Systems for Vertically Separated Railways: Incorporating Economic Assessment into Capacity Allocation and Infrastructure Charging Policies
Aleksandr Prodan, CPCS Transcom Ltd.
Paulo Teixeira, Instituto Superior Tecnico
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A Markov Chain Model for Measuring Robustness of Train Schedules
Ismail Sahin, Yildiz Technical University
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Simultaneous Rerouting and Rescheduling on Rail Networks Under Weather Impact
Ying Wang, No Organization
Ronghui Liu
Raymond S. K. Kwan, University of Leeds
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Predicting Delay Occurrence at Freight Rail Sidings
Juan Martinez Mori, Cornell University
William Barbour, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Shankara Kuppa, CSX Corporation, Inc.
Daniel Work, University of Illinois
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