Linear Quadratic Optimal Control of Passenger Flow in Urban Rail Transfer Stations
In order to solve the problem of overload passenger flowing in urban rail transfer stations at peak hour, this paper proposes a passenger flow control model for transfer stations. To minimize the passenger density on platform, the passenger flow control model is built based on linear quadratic optimal control theory. And the optimal control passenger sequence flowing into platform is calculated during the control periods. Finally, taking Huixinxijienankou Station on lines 5 and 10 in Beijing subway as an example, the station simulation model using Anylogic software is established and used to verify the passenger flow control model. The simulation results show that the control model can reduce the passenger flow effectively on platform at peak hour and provides guidelines for boarding limit.
KeywordsUrban rail traffic Passenger flow control Linear quadratic optimal control Anylogic simulation
The authors would like to acknowledge the support of National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFB1200402) and Scientific Research Project of Beijing Education Committee (PXM2017-014212-000031, PXM2017-014212-000033).
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