Industrial Mathematics for the Rail Industry

We have designed and built bespoke optimisation tools, published academic papers and undertaken numerous consultancies for the rail industry. We have solved a variety of problems, often involving an optimiation as well as a simulation component, including:

  • Rolling stock optimisation problems for bulk commodity transportation in access controlled networks
  • Train crew rostering and scheduling problems for bulk freight, container and passenger rail operations
  • Estimating future manpower requirements and trading off service capability with decreasing manpower levels
  • Strategically sited crew depots for bulk freight operations
  • Wagon maintenance planning optimisation
  • Strategic rolling stock acquisition optimisation planning
  • Daily crew rostering assignment optimisation problems
  • Customer product allocation to contracted rail fright schedules within bulk supply chains

We use the latest optimisation technology and algorithms to tackle very difficult, often unsolved problems. We have solved many difficult optimisation problem for bulk freight, container and passenger rail operations.

Train Scheduling
Train Scheduling
Maintenance Planning
Maintenance Planning
Equipment Pooling
Equipment Pooling
Capital Investment
Capital Investment
Manpower Planning
Manpower Planning
Data Analytics
Data Analytics
Crew Rostering
Crew Rostering
Depot Location
Depot Location