Engine Routing and Scheduling at Industrial In-Plant Railroads

  title={Engine Routing and Scheduling at Industrial In-Plant Railroads},
  author={Marco E. L{\"u}bbecke and Uwe T. Zimmermann},
  journal={Transportation Science},
In-plant railroad engine scheduling involves routing and scheduling decisions for a heterogeneous fleet of switching engines to serve a set of time-windowand capacity-constrained transportation requests. Despite an ever-increasing competition, the current planning is purely by pencil and paper. Our paper describes the mathematical and algorithmic developments for addressing in-plant railroad decision support for scheduling and routing. The problem discussed in our work is related to the… CONTINUE READING


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