Modelling the Expansion Problem



The motivation behind the models developed in this chapter is the expansion of the current German rail freight network to meet future demands. As outlined in Chapter 1, rail freight traffic is predicted to attain tremendous increases over the next two decades. On the other hand, we saw in Chapter 2 that investments into the railway network bear a very high price tag and need to be planned well in advance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department Mathematik/Lehrstuhl für WirtschaftsmathematikFAU Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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