Title

Operations Research Approaches to Asset Management in Freight Rail

Document Type

Encyclopedia Entry

Publication Date

2010

Publication Source

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Abstract

This article describes operations research methodologies as they apply to asset management in freight rail. We describe state-of-the-art methods for locomotive, crew, railcar, line and yard planning and management. We conclude with emerging areas of research in rail.

ISBN/ISSN

9780470400531

Comments

Permission documentation is on file.

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

Place of Publication

Hoboken, NJ