TPS as a tool for dispatchers
Transport operators are increasingly integrating real-time data into their timetable information. The latest product TPS Realtime opens up new possibilities also regarding HAFAS. Because the infrastructure of the railway systems is represented exactly in TPS, delays can be calculated very precisely. TPS Realtime thus knows the answer for every "what would happen if ...?" constellation. Exact prognoses for diverse scenarios can be created easily.
Aside from the long-term planning with TPS, TPS Realtime is a dispatching software for very short-term planning. The dispatching horizon of the new product is generally from 48 hours before departure to current operations.
With TPS Realtime future scenarios can be outlined. Possible conflicts due to deviations from the timetable can be predicted precisely and on time, so that the dispatcher can fall back on various solution scenarios and receives the best possible support from TPS Realtime.
Regardless how many consequences result from the possible decisions and independent of how many parallel scenarios appear: The dispatcher keeps the overview at all times with TPS Realtime. This way the dispatcher is able to react on unexpected events with the utmost attention to safety and the best possible loyalty to the timetable.