Rolling Stock Rostering Optimization Under Maintenance Constraints

@article{Giacco2014RollingSR,
  title={Rolling Stock Rostering Optimization Under Maintenance Constraints},
  author={Giovanni Luca Giacco and Andrea D’Ariano and Dario Pacciarelli},
  journal={Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={105 - 95}
}
This article presents a mixed-integer linear-programming formulation for integrating short-term maintenance planning in a network-wide railway rolling stock circulation problem. This is a key problem in railway rostering planning that requires covering a given set of services and maintenance works with a minimum amount of rolling stock units. In our formulation, a rostering solution is viewed as a minimal cost Hamiltonian cycle in a graph with service pairings, empty runs, and short-term… 

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