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Let’s explore smart solutions to free up more rail capacity

The national timetable is going from bad to worse, with no one responsible for securing good connections, capacity wasted on short trains and standard intervals being eroded.

Jonathan Tyler
14 October 2019
 

The capacity of any section of railway is only determined in part by physical characteristics such as the number of tracks, permitted speeds and the signalling. Equally important are decisions about the design of the timetable. A line where homogenous trains all run at the same speed and call at the same stations will have a greater effective capacity than one with similar infrastructure but more varied requirements – for example, non-stop and stopping trains. A random sequence with...

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