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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 518493, 9 pages
Analysis of the Effect of the Length of Stop-Spacing on the Transport Efficiency of a Typically Formed Conventional Locomotive Hauled Passenger Train in China
1Integrated Transport Research Center of China, Beijing Jiaotong University, No. 3 Shangyuancun,
Haidian District, Beijing 100044, China
2MOE Key Laboratory for Urban Transportation Complex Systems Theory and Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, No. 3 Shangyuancun, Haidian District, Beijing 100044, China
3School of Economics and Management, Chang’an University, Nan Er Huan Zhong Duan, Xi’an 710064, China
Received 7 May 2012; Accepted 26 September 2012
Academic Editor: Huimin Niu
Copyright © 2012 Xuesong Feng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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