Line Capacity Model - LCM

Burlington Northern Railroad; Overland Park, KS

LCM is a train-dispatching model used to analyze railroad route capacity. The model considers multiple train types, class priorities, scheduled and unscheduled trains, mechanical interruption, track construction and a wide range of other dispatching and operating characteristics.

LCM is a discrete-event simulation model that can help an analyst determine the sensitivity of a railroad route for any number of long-term operating and capital planning alternatives.

Alternatives Considered: None

Benefits of SIMSCRIPT II.5: Easy to use, debugging easy for new programmers.