Publications

2021

J. Aoun, E. Quaglietta, R.M.P. Goverde, M. Scheidt, M. Blumenfeld, A. Jack, B. Redfern (2021). A hybrid Delphi-AHP multi-criteria analysis of Moving Block and Virtual Coupling railway signalling. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 129, 103250.

N. Bešinović, C. Szymula (2021). Estimating impacts of covid19 on transport capacity in railway networksEuropean Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 21(1), 1-18.

N. Bešinović, Y. Wang, S. Zhu, E. Quaglietta, T. Tang, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). A matheuristic for the integrated disruption management of traffic, passengers and stations in urban railway lines. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, early access.

R. Mendes Borges, E. Quaglietta (2021). Assessing Hyperloop transport capacity under Moving-Block and Virtual Coupling operations. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, early access.

M.M. Dekker, R.N. van Lieshout, R.C. Ball, P.C. Bouman, S.C. Dekker, H.A. Dijkstra, R.M.P. Goverde, D. Huisman, D. Panja, A.A.M. Schaafsma, M. van den Akker (2021). A next step in disruption management: combining operations research and complexity science. Public Transport, available online 1 February 2021

R.M.P. Goverde, G.M. Scheepmaker, P. Wang (2021). Pseudospectral optimal train control. European Journal of Operational Research, 292(1), 353-375.

M. Kapetanović, M. Vajihi, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). Analysis of Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Alternative Propulsion Systems for Regional Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit Trains. Energies, 14(18), 5920.

M. Kapetanovic, A. Núnez, N. van Oort, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). Reducing fuel consumption and related emissions through optimal sizing of energy storage systems for diesel-electric trains. Applied Energy, 294, 117018.

L. Ning, M. Zhou, Z. Hou, R.M.P. Goverde, F.-Y. Wang, H. Dong (2021). Deep deterministic policy gradient for high-speed train trajectory optimization. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, early access.

M.J. Pappaterra, F. Flammini, V. Vittorini, N. Besinovic (2021). A systematic review of Artificial Intelligence public datasets for railway applications. Infrastructures, 6(10), 136.

G.M. Scheepmaker, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). Multi-objective railway timetabling including energy-efficient train trajectory optimization. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 21(4), 1-42.

Y. Zhu, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). Dynamic railway timetable rescheduling for multiple connected disruptions. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 125, 103080.

J. Zomer, N. Bešinović, M.M. de Weerdt, R.M.P. Goverde (2021). The Maintenance Location Choice Problem for railway rolling stock. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 20, 100268.

2020

J. Aoun, E. Quaglietta, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). Investigating market potentials and operational scenarios of Virtual Coupling railway signalling. Transportation Research Record, 2674(8), 799-812.

N. Bešinović (2020). Resilience in railway transport systems: a literature review and research agenda. Transport Reviews, 40(4), 457-478.

E. Quaglietta, M. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). A multi-state train-following model for the analysis of virtual coupling railway operationsJournal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 15, 100195.

G.M. Scheepmaker, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). Energy-efficient train control using nonlinear bounded regenerative braking. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 121, 102852.

G.M. Scheepmaker, P.J. Pudney, A.R. Albrecht, R.M.P.Goverde, P.G. Howlett (2020). Optimal running time supplement distribution in train schedules for energy-efficient train controlJournal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 14, 100180.

G.M. Scheepmaker, H.Y. Willeboordse, J.H. Hoogenraad, R.S. Luijt, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). Comparing train driving strategies on multiple key performance indicatorsJournal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 13, 100163.

C. Szymula, N. Bešinović (2020). Passenger-centered vulnerability assessment of railway networks. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 136, 30-61.

P. Wang, A. Trivella, R.M.P. Goverde, F. Corman (2020). Train trajectory optimization for improved on-time arrival under parametric uncertaintyTransportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 119, 102680.

Y. Zhu, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). Integrated timetable rescheduling and passenger reassignment during railway disruptions. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology, 140, 282-314.

Y. Zhu, R.M.P. Goverde (2020). Dynamic and robust timetable rescheduling for uncertain railway disruptions. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 15, 100196.

2019

N. Bešinović, E. Quaglietta, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Resolving instability in railway timetabling problems. EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 8(5), 833-861.

N. Bešinović, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Stable and robust train routing in station areas with balanced infrastructure capacity occupation. Public Transport, 11(2), 211-236.

P. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Multi-train trajectory optimization for energy-efficient timetablingEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 272(2), 621-635.

P. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde, J. van Luipen (2019). A connected driver advisory system framework for merging freight trainsTransportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 105, 203–221.

F. Yan, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Combined line planning and train timetabling for strongly heterogeneous railway lines with direct connections. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 127, 20-46.

F. Yan, N. Bešinović, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Multi-objective periodic railway timetabling on dense heterogeneous railway corridorsTransportation Research Part B: Methodological, 125, 52-75.

Y. Zhu, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Dynamic passenger assignment for major railway disruptions considering information interventions. Networks and Spatial Economics, 19, 1249–1279.

Y. Zhu, R.M.P. Goverde (2019). Railway timetable rescheduling with flexible stopping and flexible short-turning during disruptions. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology, 123, 149-181.

2018

F. Corman, E. Quaglietta, R.M.P. Goverde (2018). Automated real-time railway traffic control: an experimental analysis of reliability, resilience and robustness. Transportation Planning and Technology, 41(4), 421-447.

N. Ghaemi, A.A. Zilko, F. Yan, O. Cats, D. Kurowicka, R.M.P. Goverde (2018). Impact of railway disruption predictions and rescheduling on passenger delaysJournal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 8(2), 103-122.

N. Ghaemi, O. Cats, O., R.M.P. Goverde (2018). Macroscopic multiple-station short-turning model in case of complete railway blockages. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 89, 113–132.

F. Ghofrania, Q. He, R.M.P. Goverde, X. Liu (2018). Recent applications of big data analytics in railway transportation systems: A surveyTransportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 90, 226–246.

2017

N. Bešinović, R.M.P. Goverde, E. Quaglietta (2017). Microscopic models and network transformations for automated railway traffic planningComputer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 32(2), 89-106.

N. Ghaemi, O. Cats, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). A microscopic model for optimal train short-turnings during complete blockages. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology, 105, 423-437.

N. Ghaemi, O. Cats, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). Railway disruption management challenges and possible solution directions. Public Transport, 9(1-2), 343-364.

G.M. Scheepmaker, R.M.P. Goverde, L.G. Kroon (2017). Review of energy-efficient train control and timetabling. European Journal of Operational Research, 257, 355-376.

D. Sparing, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). A cycle time optimization model for generating stable periodic railway timetablesTransportation Research Part B: Methodological, 98, 198-223.

M.L. Trap, D. Huisman, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). Assessment of alternative line plans for severe winter conditions in the NetherlandsPublic Transport, 9(1-2), 55-71. 

S. van Aken, N. Besinovic, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). Solving large-scale train timetable adjustment problems under infrastructure maintenance possessionsJournal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 7(3), 141-156.

S. van Aken, N. Bešinović, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). Designing alternative railway timetables under infrastructure maintenance possessionsTransportation Research Part B: Methodological, 98, 224-238.

P. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde (2017). Multi-train trajectory optimization for energy efficiency and delay recovery on single-track railway lines. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 105, 340–361.

2016

N. Bešinović, R.M.P. Goverde, E. Quaglietta, R. Roberti (2016). An integrated micro-macro approach to robust railway timetabling. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 87, 14-32.

R.M.P. Goverde, N. Bešinović, A. Binder, V. Cacchiani, E. Quaglietta, R. Roberti, P. Toth (2016). A three-level framework for performance-based railway timetabling. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 67, 62-83.

D. Li, W. Daamen, R.M.P. Goverde (2016). Estimation of train dwell time at short stops based on track occupation event data: a study at a Dutch railway stationJournal of Advanced Transportation, 50(5), 877-896.

E. Quaglietta, P. Pellegrini, R.M.P. Goverde, T. Albrecht, B. Jaekel, G. Marlière, J. Rodriguez, T. Dollevoet, B. Ambrogio, D. Carcasole, M. Giaroli, G. Nicholson (2016). The ON-TIME real-time railway traffic management framework: A proof-of-concept using a scalable standardised data communication architecture. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 63, 23-50.

P. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde (2016). Multiple-phase train trajectory optimization with signalling and operational constraintsTransportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 69, 255-275.

P. Wang, R.M.P. Goverde (2016). Two-train trajectory optimization with a green wave policyTransportation Research Record, 2546, 112-120.

P. Wang, L. Ma, R.M.P. Goverde, Q. Wang (2016). Rescheduling trains using Petri Nets and heuristic search. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17(3), 726-735.

A.A. Zilko, D. Kurowicka, R.M.P. Goverde (2016). Modeling railway disruption lengths with Copula Bayesian NetworksTransportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 68, 350-368.

2015

M. Bosschaart, E. Quaglietta, B. Janssen, R.M.P. Goverde (2015). Efficient formalization of railway interlocking data in RailMLInformation Systems, 49, 125-141.

F. Corman, E. Quaglietta (2015). Closing the loop in real-time railway control: Framework design and impacts on operations. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 54, 15-39

P. Kecman, R.M.P. Goverde (2015). Predictive modelling of running and dwell times in railway traffic. Public Transport, 7(3), 295-319.

P. Kecman, R.M.P. Goverde (2015). Online data-driven adaptive prediction of train event times. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16(1), 465-474.

G.M. Scheepmaker, R.M.P. Goverde (2015). The interplay between energy-efficient train control and scheduled running time supplementsJournal of Rail Transport Planning and Management, 5(4), 225-239.

N. van Oort , D. Sparing, T. Brands, R.M.P. Goverde (2015). Data driven improvements in public transport: the Dutch examplePublic Transport, 7(3), 369-389.

2013

N. Bešinović, E. Quaglietta, R.M.P. Goverde (2013). A simulation-based optimization approach for the calibration of dynamic train speed profiles. Journal of Rail Transport Planning and Management, 3(4), 126–136.

R.M.P. Goverde, F. Corman, A. D'Ariano (2013). Railway line capacity consumption of different railway signalling systems under scheduled and disturbed conditions. Journal of Rail Transport Planning and Management, 3(3), 78-94.

P. Kecman, F. Corman, A. D’Ariano, R.M.P. Goverde (2013). Rescheduling models for railway traffic management in large-scale networksPublic Transport, 5(1-2), 95-123.

E. Quaglietta, F. Corman, R.M.P. Goverde (2013). Stability analysis of railway dispatching plans in a stochastic and dynamic environmentJournal of Rail Transport Planning and Management, 3(4), 137–149.

D. Sparing, R.M.P. Goverde (2013). Identifying effective guaranteed connections in a multimodal public transport network. Public Transport, 5(1-2), 79-94.

2011

R.M.P. Goverde, L. Meng (2011). Advanced monitoring and management information of railway operations. Journal of Rail Transport Planning and Management, 1(2), 69-79.

R.M.P. Goverde, B. Heidergott, G. Merlet (2011). A coupling approach to estimating the Lyapunov exponent of stochastic max-plus linear systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 210(2), 249-257.

2010

R.M.P. Goverde (2010). A delay propagation algorithm for large-scale railway traffic networks. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 18(3), 269-287.

2009

W. Daamen, R.M.P. Goverde, I.A. Hansen (2009). Non-discriminatory automatic registration of knock-on train delays. Networks and Spatial Economics, 9(1), 47-61.

2007

R.M.P. Goverde (2007). Railway timetable stability analysis using max-plus system theoryTransportation Research Part B: Methodological, 41(2), 179-201.


Publication Links per Author

Below you find links to all publications by author, including conference proceedings.

2021

M.J. Knoester (2021). A data-driven approach for evaluating the resilience of railway networks, with ProRail, Utrecht.

O. Muller (2021). Analysing the impacts of peak demand and traffic rescheduling in high frequency metro networks, with RoyalHaskoningDHV, Utrecht.

J. Trepat (2021). Routing Optimization for the Train Unit Shunting Problem in a Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework, with NS, Utrecht.

S. Panagiotis (2021). Capacity benefits of Virtual Coupling over ETCS L3 Moving block in a realistic operational environment, with Technolution, Gouda.

2020

P. Chatzis (2020). Improving signal aspect awareness of a driver advisory system over the Dutch signalling system to increase capacity, with ProRail, Utrecht.

F. Heins (2020). Freight traffic on the Dutch railway network in 2030 and 2040, with DB Cargo, Utrecht.

G. Westerhuis (2020). Strengthen the adaptability of the ERTMS implementation, with Ministry I&W, The Hague.

M. de Hek (2020). Operational transitions in railway infrastructure, with Prorail, Utrecht.

J. Zomer (2020). Simultaneous optimization of rolling stock maintenance scheduling and rolling stock maintenance location choice, with SMA/NS, Zurich/Utrecht.

R. Vergroesen (2020), ERTMS/ETCS Hybrid Level 3 and ATO:  A simulation based capacity impact study for the Dutch railway network, with ProRail, Utrecht.

M. Baurichter (2020). Adding human aspects to planning assistance tools for complex logistical processes: a case-study of railway node planning in the Netherlands, with NS, Utrecht.

2019

M.E.M.A. van Hövell (2019). Increasing the effectiveness of the capacity usage at rolling stock service locations, with Arcadis, Amersfoort.

R. Simons (2019). The influence of railway signalling characteristics on resilience, with Arcadis, Amersfoort.

A.H. Warmelink (2019). Raising frequencies on a high-frequency metro network and how new technologies can improve timetable reliability: a case study in Rotterdam, RET, Rotterdam.

C.P.G. Buurmans (2019). Automatic Train Operation over legacy automatic train protection systems, with ProRail, Utrecht.

J.M. Jansen (2019). ERTMS/ETCS Hybrid Level 3, with ProRail, Utrecht.

T.A. Grincell (2019). Deceleration behaviour of commuter heavy rail vehicles, with Ricardo Rail, Utrecht.

S. Willer (2019). Tram-train: when is it a suitable mode? with MottMacDonald, Arnhem.

2018

B. Widarno (2018). Integrated passenger-freight train timetable adjustment problem during Infrastructure Work Possessions, with ProRail, Utrecht.

A.T. den Heijer (2018). Passenger punctuality: Assessing the impact of disruptions, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

G.R. Hoekstra (2018). Pushing back boundaries: The potential of multimodal concessions to let modal public transport borders disappear, with Arriva, Heerenveen. 

M. Giltaij (2018). Optimizing long-term planning of railway maintenance, with Arcadis, Utrecht. 

M.J. van Marsbergen (2018) The effect of the 100% servicing concept of NS on the stabling capacity, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2017

D.C.L. Reijnen (2017). The contribution of 3kV DC traction power supply system to railway capacity in the Netherlands, with ProRail, Utrecht.

T. Oudkerk (2017) Process analysis for infrastructure mutations and the impact on rolling stock deployment at the Dutch railway network, with NS, Utrecht.

P. Looij (2017). Adjusting train routing in case of planned infrastructure maintenance, with NS, Utrecht.

R. Richelle (2017). Robustness by system untangling in complex stations, with ProRail, Utrecht.

B. Leistra (2017). Identification and cause isolation of Dutch rail dispatching system failure notifications, with ProRail, Utrecht.

S. Janssens (2017). Empirical analysis of service locations at NedTrain, with NedTrain, Utrecht.

2016

T. Planting (2016). Timetable design methods, with NS, Utrecht.

S. Van Tol (2016). The main bottlenecks in the rail freight market, with EVO, Zoetermeer. 

G.J. Wolters (2016). Passenger punctuality, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2015

D. Brietzke (2015). The Dutch-German passenger transport market, with NS, Utrecht. 

L.A. van de Water (2015). Combining models of a transportation chain in ports, with Railinfra Solutions, Utrecht. 

2014

M. Trap (2014). The Dutch winter timetable: Assessment of alternative line systems for the Dutch railway network during winter weather, with NS, Utrecht. 

N. de Vries (2014). Schiphol’s dynamic traffic management: A case study on rescheduling, with NS Hispeed, Utrecht. 

2013

M. Bosschaart (2013). Lean engineering design of rail interlocking systems with RailML, with Siemens, The Hague. 

M. Sunter (2013). Efficiency improvement in planning and scheduling of measurement trains, with Eurailscout, Amersfoort. 

G. Scheepmaker (2013). Running time supplements in railway timetables: energy-efficient driving versus robustness, with NS, Utrecht. 

N. Huurman (2013). Performance comparison between the Dutch and European signalling system at bottlenecks, with Arcadis, Amersfoort. 

2012

R. Zijdemans (2012). Integration of the HSL-Zuid in the core railway network of the concession 2015-2024, with NS Hispeed, Utrecht. 

A. Claij (2012). Analysis of safety critical functions in the Belgian signal box log books, with Infrabel, Brussels. 

M. Hoeffelman (2012). Usefulness and necessity of crossovers in the Dutch railway network, with DHV, Utrecht. 

M. Toet (2012). Next generation mobile communication systems for railways, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2011

C. Paquel (2011). Dynamic regulation of a metro line: Analysis of the performance of the modernized Control and Command Centre of RATP, with RATP, Paris. 

F. Cerreto (2011). Stability and robustness analysis of timetable, infrastructure and operations in a densely occupied railway corridor, Delft. 

H. Nan (2011). Validation of running time calculations in OpenTrack, with Movares, Utrecht. 

2010

J.W. Vreugdenhil (2010). Operations safety in local railway projects, with IVW Rail, Utrecht. 

R. Deroo (2010). Prediction of train running times using a linear regression model based on track occupation data, Delft. 

2009

M. Agricola (2009). Validation microscopic simulation models of railway operations, with Movares, Utrecht. 

M. van der Wiel (2009). The influence of the stochastic input in max-plus systems on the Lyapunov exponent, Delft. 

2008

D.J. van der Meer (2008). Modelling railway dispatching actions in switching max-plus linear systems, Delft. 

2007

D. Koopman (2007). Transport performance improvement of railways after incidents, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2006

P.W. Vorage (2006). The effects of planning and control on capacity and punctuality, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2005

E.M. van Duinkerken (2005). Modeling railway infrastructure constraints in max-plus algebra, Delft. 

2004

J. Potuijt (2004). Analysis and testing of train timetables using PETER, with ProRail, Utrecht. 

2003

B. de Keizer (2003). Analysis of the capacity consumption on railway station layout Rotterdam Central, with DHV, Amersfoort.