Optimization Model and Algorithm for Modern Tram Operation Plan Adjustment

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 138)


The new concept of virtual station was proposed to describe level crossing. On this basis, modern tram operation plan adjustment model was established with constraints as follows: dwell time; running time between stations; track interval; trams order. Integrated optimization objective of the model contained the total late time, the total number of adjustment and the influence on the traffic order. Improved genetic algorithm was used to solve the model, and the optimal solution obtained was the real-time operation adjustment plan of modern trams. Simulation results show that the model and algorithm can meet operational needs.


Modern tram Operation plan adjustment Optimization model Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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