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Title: Trip optimization system and method for a train

A system for operating a train having one or more locomotive consists with each locomotive consist comprising one or more locomotives, the system including a locator element to determine a location of the train, a track characterization element to provide information about a track, a sensor for measuring an operating condition of the locomotive consist, a processor operable to receive information from the locator element, the track characterizing element, and the sensor, and an algorithm embodied within the processor having access to the information to create a trip plan that optimizes performance of the locomotive consist in accordance with one or more operational criteria for the train.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1375215
Assignee:
General Electric Company ALO
Patent Number(s):
9,733,625
Application Number:
11/385,354
Contract Number:
FC04-02AL68284
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2006 Mar 10
Research Org:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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