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  • Modelling of transport processes

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G.A. Chernova, A.V. Popov, M.V. Velikanova, D.A. Shipovalov
Assessment of Tram Route Network Development in the City of Volzhsky

The article considers the expediency and proposes the development prospects of a tram route network within Volzhsky city boundaries. The authors have monitored passenger traffic and determined the nature of passenger movement, passenger attraction zones, the most popular routes, and passenger exchange at stopping points. The recommendations are given on the expediency of tram line construction according to the Volzhsky City Development Plan.
Keywords: route network, trams, passenger traffic, passengers, transport demand

N.Yu. Evreenova, D.N. Melnichuk
Features of Planning Structure of Large Transport Interchange Hub

The article considers the problem of forming the planning structure of the large transport interchange hubs, formulates the features of planning solutions for modern transport hubs and requirements for them, and provides an indicator of the quality of passenger transfer organisation in the transport interchange hubs.
Keywords: planning structure, transport interchange hub, passenger transportation, passenger traffic

A.N. Balalaev, A.N. Starodvorskaya
Railway Platform with Rotatable Sites for Solid Municipal Waste Transportation

The paper presents the design of a railway platform with rotatable sites designed for multi-lift loading and unloading of a specialised container for solid municipal waste. The authors have carried out the studies on the static and fatigue strength of the rotatable platform model with four fittings. The results of the calculation in SolidWorks Simulation of the rotatable platform for fatigue strength are presented.
Keywords: railway platform, rotatable site (platform), solid municipal waste, strength calculations

A.I. Orlenko, A.A. Undraitis, E.M. Lytkina
On the issue of reliability of Ermak Electric Locomotives during their Operation at Eastern Polygon of JSC Russian Railways

The main issues related to the organisation quality of operation and maintenance of Ermak electric locomotives during the locomotive fleet replacement are considered. The workload of freight mainline electric locomotives is determined depending on the series. The authors give the ratios of the growth rate of failures by type of equipment when putting into operation the new electric locomotives. Organisational and technical measures are proposed to reduce the number of failures.
Keywords: Eastern Polygon, carrying capacity, locomotive complex, Ermak electric locomotive, train weight

D.G. Evseev, E.A. Kochenov
Estimate of Working Efficiency of Freight Car Brake Blocks

Qualitative train operation safety is an indispensable requirement directly dependent on the high efficiency of the braking system used in freight cars. The article presents an in-depth and comprehensive study the purpose is to consider and eliminate unforeseen situations, significantly improving the safety and efficiency of freight car braking systems using official methodologies.
Keywords: freight car, braking system, braking equipment failure, brake blocks, uneven wear

V.I. Ovtin
Improvement of Diagnostic Method for ED-133 Traction Electric Motors

The paper discusses a new diagnostic method for traction motors, with this method ensuring the reliable operation of this unit. Materials and methods: the method of predictive (preliminary) diagnosis. The research results indicate the expediency of using the adapted software. Discussions: predictive diagnostics made possible to establish in advance the expiration of the brush collector unit resource.
Keywords: electric motor, scheduled technical inspection, operation, wear, traction electric motor, diesel locomotive

A.V. Gorelik, D.V. Astapenko, A.V. Smyslov, S.N. Shekhirev
Improvement of Regulatory Basis of the Functional Safety Tests of Railway Automation and Telemechanics Systems

The article considers the problem of improving the regulatory basis in the field of functional safety and reliability of railway automation and telemechanics systems, their development and commissioning processes. The authors propose a set of priority measures to update the methodological support regulating the organisation and carrying out the tests for the functional safety of these systems.
Keywords: railway automation and telemechanics systems, functional safety

S.P. Vakulenko, A.D. Ershov, K.A. Kalinin
Structuring of Using Experience of Fractional Numbering in Train Schedule at Large Railway Junctions

The article examines the problems of using fractional numbering in the standard schedule of trains having common route sections in a large railway junction.
Keywords: railway junction, freight transportation, railway section, technology, passage of freight trains

S.S. Bokov, L.A. Illarionova
Cloud Technologies as a Tool for Implementation of Information Modelling Technologies in Construction Industry

The authors consider both general issues and specific situations of using cloud technologies as an element of information modelling technologies at one of the stages of the construction life cycle. A number of problems hindering the wider introduction of cloud technologies have been identified, and strategies have been proposed to overcome them. The article shows the advantages of the wider implementation of cloud computing in the construction industry.
Keywords: cloud technologies, information modelling, information modelling technologies, data storage

Z.V. Lyashchenko, O.V. Ignatieva, M.K. Schott
Quality Assessment of Passenger Service in Railway Transport based on Passenger Emotion Assessment Using Artificial Intelligence Technologies

The article substantiates the need for the implementation and introduction of a project based on neural networks that assesses the emotions of railway passengers. The advantage of this system is the possibility of improving the quality of passenger transportation by analysing the information obtained with the use of an emotion scanner.
Keywords: neural networks, emotion scanner, intelligent system, recognition system, information technology

M.Yu. Kulikov, A.S. Shinkaruk, Yu.M. Kulikov
Digital Twin of Passenger Car is Basis of its Operation in Conditions of Life Cycle Contract

This article discusses the possibilities of using the elements of digital transformation to control the life cycle stages of a passenger car. The main software systems used to account for the passenger rolling stock condition are considered. The basis of the principle of digitalisation of the life cycle process of passenger rolling stock has been developed for the implementation of its approaches in the elementwise stages of the cycle.
Keywords: life cycle stage, digitalisation, digital twin, passenger car, reliability, faultless operation

A.S. Bol't, P.S. Bol't, D.Yu. Potapova
Simulation Modelling as Element of Optimisation of Transport and Logistics Flows

The article presents an analysis of the application effectiveness of the simulation methods of transport and logistics flows. At the initial design stage of such centres as an airport, seaport, transport, and logistics centre, it is possible to identify key imperfections, avoid them in time, and predict the necessary indicators for an organisation. The issue of using simulation modelling for the effective functioning of transport and logistics flows is outlined.
Keywords: simulation modelling, simulation model, efficiency, airport, seaport

M.F. Vilk, O.S. Sachkova, O.I. Kopytenkova, N.A. Kostenko, V.V. Shurekov
Modern Design and Planning Solutions for Passenger Cars of Locomotive Traction for Implementation of Health Train Project

The article shows the role of the health train in ensuring epidemiological safety and medical care for inhabitants of remote regions of Russia in accordance with the National Development Goals. The authors consider the functional, design and planning capabilities of medical trains, their important role in ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being, especially during pandemics and emergencies.
Keywords: medical health trains, availability of medical care, sanitary and epidemiological safety

S.N. Averkin, V.A. Kochnev
Safety and Quality Ensuring of Passenger Cars in Conditions of Static Regulatory Requirements for Structural Materials

The regulatory requirements for structural materials involve periodic inspection of the final item and do not regulate industrial processes. The article considers the applicability of audits of production facilities to evaluate the conformance of technological chains and timely corrections in technology when identifying the harmful effects of materials or their combinations.
Keywords: conductor, audit, supplier, production system, quality management system

D.V. Klimova
Features of Ensuring Safe Working Conditions at Nonstationary Workplaces of Railway Transport Workers

The article discusses the main regulatory requirements for ensuring the safety of workers in the case of labour at nonstationary workplaces for railway transport workers. A review of terminology and assessment methods established by legislation in relation to nonstationary workplaces has been carried out. The author underlines that the arrangement of working conditions in the case of a mobile kind of work should be considered in relation to the production and technological work nature of railway transport workers.
Keywords: technosphere safety, non-stationary workplace, sanitary and household provision, working conditions, railway complex

D.A. Raylyan
Calculation of Noise Emission from Artificial Structure when Reducing Vibration Dynamic Effect from Rolling Stock

The construction of artificial structures for rail transport in urban agglomerations has a positive effect on infrastructure development, but the structural noise caused by the rail transport movement negatively affects the acoustic load of adjacent territories. Improving the well-being of the inhabitants through the design of infrastructure facilities, the options and methods for reducing structural noise is the purpose of this paper.
Keywords: vibration, structural noise, acoustic comfort

V.V. Samoilov
Analysis of Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Dust Suppression Technologies when Transporting Bulk Cargo

This article presents various dust suppression technologies, the performance analysis of dust suppression technologies, and justifies the choice of the best technology that can comprehensively solve the dust suppression problem.
Keywords: coal, dust, coal dust, dust suppression, transportation, loading and unloading, bulk cargo