Contribution to the Optimization of the Operation of an Urban Railway Line. Case Study: Constantine Tramway

  • Kahlouche AbdelazizEmail author
  • Chaib Rachid
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 36)


This paper proposes a new optimization method for the operation of the Constantine tramway. The method is based on data of operation recorded in the line since June 2013. The objective of this work is to analyze the current operation of Constantine line and its performance, in order to improve both the attractiveness of the line, through competitive offers, regularity, commercial speed and capacity, and its economic viability, through a redistribution of resources and a better matching of its offer to its demand. This work reports on the first optimization of Algerian tramway operation.


Urban railway transportation Adequacy offer/demand  Optimization Tram of Constantine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Transportation Engineering and Environment, Department of Transportation EngineeringFrères Mentouri UniversityConstantineAlgeria

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