American Society of Civil Engineers

Description and Calculation about Comprehensive Capacity of Railway Junction Terminals

by Pengfei Yan, (College of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University. E-mail: and Yusong Yan, (Sichuan Normal University. E-mail:
Section: Rail Operation and Organization, pp. 1162-1167, (doi:

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: ICTE 2011
Abstract: There is none unified definition and concept on the capacity of current railway junction terminals. A calculation method on the capacity of railway junction terminals is proposed by analyzing on existing calculation methods or theory about specific railway lines and stations, in order to quantitatively describe the comprehensive capacity of railway junction terminals.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Railroad stations
Rail transportation