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Scheduling trains with Linked Data

SBB takes great care to setup its schedule. Making sure trains are always accessible to people that need them is not an easy task. Ensuring all constraints are met means this task is even more demanding. Limited network capacity, fixed fleet size, and labour laws need to be considered. All these factors mean train scheduling is a complex optimization problem.

The carefully designed schedule works well if everything goes as planned. The network is at its full capacity, the fleet is available, and the people flows are as expected. But what happens if one of these variables changes? Can SBB handle the new situation under its schedule?

Find out here (opens new window).



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