- Start date: 1 October 2017
- End date: 30 September 2019
- Funder: EU Horizon 2020
- Primary investigator: Professor Ronghui Liu
The main objective of OptiYard is to improve capacity and service reliability by focusing on Yard Operations, namely by providing an optimised decision support system for Yard Managers.
OptiYard addresses explicit simulation modelling of the real-time operations in yard and the relevant network eco system, and explicit process optimisation to generate the optimal decisions to manage the yard operations and the network traffic flows. We propose to fully specify an intelligent simulation environment for an integrated rail freight yard and relevant network eco system management.