Observations of train control performance on a camshaft-operated DC electrical multiple unit

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@article{44d1cba25154411cb378214486b7d85b,
title = "Observations of train control performance on a camshaft-operated DC electrical multiple unit",
abstract = "In order to reduce energy consumption on DC railways where regenerative braking is not available, train control strategy or 'driver style' is a practical alternative. In 2011, instrumentation to monitor energy consumption on the Merseyrail network was fitted to a British Rail Class 508 DC camshaft-operated electrical multiple unit. In this paper, seven services from Hunts Cross to Southport are highlighted to demonstrate a number of driver styles and their correlation with energy consumption. The differences in energy consumption were observed to be related to driver aggression in both the acceleration and deceleration phases.",
keywords = "DC network, Driver style, energy monitoring, performance analytics, railway",
author = "Robert Ellis and Paul Weston and Edward Stewart and Stuart Hillmansen and Pietro Tricoli and Clive Roberts and Ian Jones",
year = "2016",
month = may,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1177/0954409715589618",
language = "English",
volume = "230",
pages = "1184--1201",
journal = "Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit",
issn = "0954-4097",
publisher = "SAGE Publications",
number = "4",

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T1 - Observations of train control performance on a camshaft-operated DC electrical multiple unit

AU - Ellis, Robert

AU - Weston, Paul

AU - Stewart, Edward

AU - Hillmansen, Stuart

AU - Tricoli, Pietro

AU - Roberts, Clive

AU - Jones, Ian

PY - 2016/5/1

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N2 - In order to reduce energy consumption on DC railways where regenerative braking is not available, train control strategy or 'driver style' is a practical alternative. In 2011, instrumentation to monitor energy consumption on the Merseyrail network was fitted to a British Rail Class 508 DC camshaft-operated electrical multiple unit. In this paper, seven services from Hunts Cross to Southport are highlighted to demonstrate a number of driver styles and their correlation with energy consumption. The differences in energy consumption were observed to be related to driver aggression in both the acceleration and deceleration phases.

AB - In order to reduce energy consumption on DC railways where regenerative braking is not available, train control strategy or 'driver style' is a practical alternative. In 2011, instrumentation to monitor energy consumption on the Merseyrail network was fitted to a British Rail Class 508 DC camshaft-operated electrical multiple unit. In this paper, seven services from Hunts Cross to Southport are highlighted to demonstrate a number of driver styles and their correlation with energy consumption. The differences in energy consumption were observed to be related to driver aggression in both the acceleration and deceleration phases.

KW - DC network

KW - Driver style

KW - energy monitoring

KW - performance analytics

KW - railway

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JO - Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit

JF - Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit

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