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Quantitative Methods to Evaluate Timetable Attractiveness

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  • The Article Describes How The Attractiveness Of Timetables Can Be Evaluated Quantitatively To Ensure
  • Since The Different Key Stakeholders (Infrastructure Manager
  • Train Operating Company
  • Customers
  • And Society) Have Different Opinions On What An Attractive Timetable Is
  • The Article Categorizes The Different Interests For Each Key Stakeholder
  • Based On This Categorization
  • The Most Important Timetable Attractiveness Parameters Are Described (Timetable Structure
  • Timetable Complexity
  • Travel Time
  • Transfers
  • Punctuality And Reliability)
  • The Descriptions Of The Timetable Attractiveness Parameters Form The Basis For Proposing Preliminary
  • In The End All The Attractiveness Indexes Are Collected And One Overall Preliminary Attractiveness I
  • Although One (Preliminary) Attractiveness Index Is Proposed It Is Still Necessary To Keep The Indivi
  • Since The Indexes Are Preliminary Proposals They Can Each Be Improved And Thereby Also Improving The
  • To Identify The Preferred Timetable Structure It Could E
  • G
  • Be Useful To Apply Multi Criteria Analysis Methodology To Weight The Input From The Stakeholders
  • A Route Choice Model Could For Instance Be Used To Get A Better Picture Of The Transfer Patterns In
  • And Thereby Making It Possible To Create Better Transfer Indexes


Quantitative Methods to Evaluate Timetable Attractiveness - DTU Orbit (18/03/14) Quantitative Methods to Evaluate Timetable Attractiveness - DTU Orbit (18/03/14) Schittenhelm, B & Landex, A 2009, 'Quantitative Methods to Evaluate Timetable Attractiveness'. in RailZurich.

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