Adnen EL AMRAOUI1, Khaled MESGHOUNI2
1 Université d’Orléans, Laboratoire PRISME,
63 Avenue de Lattre de Tassigny, 18020 Bourges, France
2 Ecole Centrale de Lille (EC-Lille), Cité Scientifique – CS 20048,
59651 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex, France
Abstract: In this paper, we consider a train traffic management problem. Our aim is to find an optimal schedule for a train traffic network where time duration uncertainties are considered. This problem was intensively studied with mixed integer linear models where trains moving duration are deterministic. In this paper, a new formulation of the problem as a classical one with scenario-based stochastic programming taking expected values as objective functions is presented. Then, new criterion is proposed to quantify scheduling robustness in the face of uncertainty. Besides, a novel control policy is elaborated to find quickly, a feasible train schedule when disruption or unexpected event occurs during scheduling execution.
Keywords: Train Traffic Management, Scheduling, Control Strategy, Uncertainties, Disruptions.
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Adnen EL AMRAOUI, Khaled MESGHOUNI, Optimization of a Train Traffic Management Problem under Uncertainties and Disruptions, Studies in Informatics and Control, ISSN 1220-1766, vol. 23 (4), pp. 313-323, 2014.