Study on Passenger Flow Characteristics and Classification Method of Rail Transit Stations Based on AFC Data—A Case Study of Ancient District of Suzhou

  • Peipei PengEmail author
  • Daixiao Zou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 617)


The passenger flow characteristics of rail transit stations are important data bases for urban rail transit development planning, rail transit station connection strategy designation, underground space planning of rail transit stations and surrounding land development. Traditionally, the characteristics of rail passenger flow are acquired by manual survey method, and the continuous passenger flow characteristics cannot be obtained. In this paper, AFC data is used to analyze the passenger flow characteristics of rail stations, and the classification method of rail stations is studied according to the different characteristics of passenger flow in and out of different stations. Finally, the passenger flow and station classification of rail stations in the ancient urban area of Suzhou is taken as an example.


Rail transit stations AFC data Passenger flow analysis Classification method Ancient Urban Area of Suzhou 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Transportation College of Southeast UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Suzhou Rail Transit CompanySuzhouChina
  3. 3.Suzhou Plan and Design CompanySuzhouChina

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