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Optimal Route Finding and Rolling-Stock Selection for the Spanish Railways
July/August 2012 (vol. 14 no. 4)
pp. 82-89
Eugenio Roanes-Lozano, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Ignacio Gonzalez-Franco, Spanish Railways Foundation
Antonio Hernando, Polytechnic University of Madrid
Alberto Garcia-Alvarez, Passengers for Renfe
Luis Eduardo Mesa, Spanish Railways Foundation
The Spanish railway network managed by the Adif company has two different track gauges, two electrification systems, and four families of signaling systems. The simulation package presented here takes these variations into account, making it easier to decide about routes, rolling-stock selection, and future infrastructure or vehicle investments.

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Eugenio Roanes-Lozano, Ignacio Gonzalez-Franco, Antonio Hernando, Alberto Garcia-Alvarez, Luis Eduardo Mesa, "Optimal Route Finding and Rolling-Stock Selection for the Spanish Railways," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 82-89, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2012.80
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