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Crew scheduling in Indian railways: a case study of Vadodara division passenger train crews
In this paper we discuss the crew scheduling problem in Indian Railways and propose a methodology to minimize crew requirements. In Particular, we deal with the scheduling of passenger train crews in Vadodara Division of ...
Simulation models to evaluate railway operating policies
In this paper, we describe two applications of simulation models to evaluate the following railway operating policies: 1. Loco assignment at a junction, and 2. Twin single line versus orthodox double line operation. The ...
Toilets and Trains
(Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2008)
Indian Railways (IR) is a large transport organization running 8700 trains, reaching 7000 stations and handling about 1.6 crore passengers per day. IR runs several long distant trains, some of which involve journeys upto ...
Container movement by rail in India: a review of policy evolution
(Elsevier Ltd, 2012-03-01)
Container movement by rail was a monopoly of Indian Railways (IR) until 2005. Its subsidiary Container Corporation (CONCOR) was the sole operator of container trains. Entry of other entities in 2007 has been driven by ...
Dedicated high speed rail network in india: Issues in development
(Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-04-05)
India and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a high speed rail (HSR) network costing INR 976.36 billion, between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. As of now, the top speed in India is 150 kmph, and that too for ...
Strategies for improving Indian railways' market share of port based coal traffic: a diagnostic study
India is a vast country. After its independence in 1947, it steadily lost its position in international trade. With the beginning of economic liberalization in 1991, it has taken new initiatives in integrating itself with ...