Improvement of efficiency in the organization of transfer trains at developed railway nodes by implementing a "flexible model"

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https://doi.org/10.15587/1729-4061.2019.162143

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developed railroad junction, delivery time, schedule of trains, imitational simulation, stochastic flow

Abstract

We have studied the efficiency of organization of transfer trains at developed railroad junctions based on the criterion of total hours of railroad wagon downtime under accumulation. We have constructed discrete-event simulation models (Java SE, AnyLogic) of the organization of transfer trains in line with a "rigid schedule" and under accumulation to the standard for trains. The models take into consideration the stochastic nature of wagon arrivals to the accumulation points and meeting the established norm for the mass of trains. It is considered at modeling that track development of railroad stations and intranodal passages is rational and does not significantly affect delay in the motion of transfer trains. The transfer trains schedule is rational and rhythmic. The throughput capacity of open tracks at a node and the processing capability of subsystems at railroad stations are sufficient.

We have experimentally compared the efficiency of four models of the organization of transfer trains, including a "flexible model", which combines dispatch upon accumulation to the standard of a train and a "rigid schedule" at the same time. It was established that the minimal hours of wagon accumulation are achieved when transfer trains are organized via a combined variant: a simultaneous dispatch in line with a "rigid schedule" and at accumulation to the standard. Organization of transfer trains in line with a "rigid schedule" requires the organization of additional trains, otherwise there is an increase in the queue of wagons at accumulation points. When increasing the number of daily trains by 10‒11 %, the process of forming and dispatching becomes sufficiently reliable and efficient.

The specified recommendations would make it possible to improve the typical process of operation of railroad junctions in terms of dispatcher control over the formation, dispatch, and passing of transfer trains during intranodal traffic

Author Biographies

Viacheslav Matsiuk, State University of Infrastructure and Technologies Ivana Ohienka str., 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03049

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Department of Transport Technology and Process Control Traffic

Viktor Myronenko, State University of Infrastructure and Technologies Ivana Ohienka str., 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03049

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Department of Management of Railway Commercial Activities

Vladimir Horoshko, National Аviation University Kosmonavta Komarova ave., 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03058

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Department of Safety of Information Technologies

Andrii Prokhorchenko, Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport Feierbakh sq., 7, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61050

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Department of Management of Operational Work

Tetyana Hrushevska, State University of Infrastructure and Technologies Ivana Ohienka str., 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03049

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Management of Railway Commercial Activities

Rozalia Shcherbyna, State University of Infrastructure and Technologies Ivana Ohienka str., 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03049

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Transport Technology and Process Control Traffic

Nadiia Matsiuk, State Administration of Railway Transport of Ukraine "Ukrzaliznytsia" Tverska str., 5, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680

Engineer Technologist

Department of Passenger Transportation

Julia Khokhlacheva, National Аviation University Kosmonavta Komarova ave., 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03058

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Safety of Information Technologies

Iryna Biziuk, Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport Feierbakh sq., 7, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61050

Senior Lecturer

Department оf Computing Engineering and Control System

Nikolay Tymchenko, National Аviation University Kosmonavta Komarova ave., 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03058

Postgraduate student

Department of Safety of Information Technologies

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2019-04-02

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Matsiuk, V., Myronenko, V., Horoshko, V., Prokhorchenko, A., Hrushevska, T., Shcherbyna, R., Matsiuk, N., Khokhlacheva, J., Biziuk, I., & Tymchenko, N. (2019). Improvement of efficiency in the organization of transfer trains at developed railway nodes by implementing a "flexible model". Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies, 2(3 (98), 32–39. https://doi.org/10.15587/1729-4061.2019.162143

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