Researchers Develop Algorithm to Reduce Rail Delays

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Coverage of the successful development of a tool stemming from a KTP with First MTR South Western Railway that can automatically detect delays on the railways, assess their impact and recommend contingencies plans in order to recover the service.

Period3 Aug 2021 → 22 Sep 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleResearchers develop algorithm to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletRail Magazine
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date22/09/21
    DescriptionEdward Smart, KTP academic supervisor, said: “As a commuter myself, I’m delighted to be able to contribute to this project that will improve the customer experience. It highlights the impact that machine learning algorithms can have for real world applications.”
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleResearchers At University Of Portsmouth Develop First Algorithm To Reduce Train Delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletVertical Lobby
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/09/21
    DescriptionThe intelligent tool was developed by researchers at the university in conjunction with First MTR South Western Railway via a two-year knowledge transfer partnership (KTP), funded by Innovate UK.
    Producer/AuthorKevin Colleran
    URLhttps://verticallobby.com/researchers-at-university-of-portsmouth-develop-first-algorithm-to-reduce-train-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleResearchers at University of Portsmouth develop first algorithm to reduce train delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date2/09/21
    DescriptionThe intelligent tool was developed by researchers at the university in conjunction with First MTR South Western Railway via a two-year knowledge transfer partnership (KTP), funded by Innovate UK.
    URLhttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/education/researchers-at-university-of-portsmouth-develop-first-algorithm-to-reduce-train-delays-3368279?amp
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleMachine learning deployed to support train operations decision-making
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRailway Gazette
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/08/21
    DescriptionSouth Western Railway and the University of Portsmouth have co-operated to develop machine learning software which analyses real-time train running data to automatically identify services at risk of delay and assist controllers with selecting and implementing the most appropriate contingency plan.
    URLhttps://www.railwaygazette.com/uk/machine-learning-deployed-to-support-train-operations-decision-making/59691.article?adredir=1
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleAlgorithm to reduce train delays developed in the UK
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRail Tech
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date6/08/21
    DescriptionThe algorithm was developed via a two-year knowledge transfer partnership (KTP), funded by Innovate UK, a public body funded by the UK government. The tool is currently being used within the South Western Railway (SWR) Control Centre, which is responsible for controlling the movement of trains across the UK network.
    Producer/AuthorEsther Geerts
    URLhttps://www.railtech.com/digitalisation/2021/08/06/algorithm-to-reduce-train-delays-developed-in-the-uk/?gdpr=accept
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleWave 105 Discussion
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletWave 105
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/08/21
    DescriptionRadio discussion on the algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Portsmouth which can reduce rail delays
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleResearchers at the University of Portsmouth have developed an algorithm to help reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRailway News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionWorking in collaboration with First MTR South Western Railway via a two-year knowledge-transfer partnership (KTP) that was funded by Innovate UK, the researchers developed the first algorithm capable of detecting delays on tracks automatically.
    Producer/AuthorJosephine Cordero Sapién
    URLhttps://railway-news.com/university-of-portsmouth-researchers-develop-algorithm-to-reduce-rail-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleUniversity Researchers Develop Algorithms to Reduce Train Delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletChanson-Francaise
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionResearchers at the University of Portsmouth have developed a new smart tool capable of automatically detecting lane delays.
    Producer/AuthorRodney Johnson
    URLhttps://www.chanson-francaise.net/university-researchers-develop-algorithms-to-reduce-train-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleResearchers develop algorithm to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRail UK
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionIn news that will bring a cheer to the hearts of many commuters, the first algorithm to detect delays automatically on the tracks has been developed.
    URLhttps://railuk.com/rail-news/researchers-develop-algorithm-to-reduce-rail-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleSWR and the University of Portsmouth have developed an algorithm to reduce railway delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDoapagi.com
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryChina
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionIt is reported that the first algorithm to automatically detect railway delays has been developed, which is good news for many commuters.
    URLhttps://www.doapagi.com/news/126532/swr-university-portsmouth-algorithm-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleUniversity Of Portsmouth Researchers Develop Algorithm To Reduce Rail Delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRailsistem.com
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryTurkey
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionWorking in collaboration with First MTR South Western Railway via a two-year knowledge-transfer partnership (KTP) that was funded by Innovate UK, the researchers developed the first algorithm capable of detecting delays on tracks automatically
    URLwww.railsistem.com/blog/2021/08/03/university-of-portsmouth-researchers-develop-algorithm-to-reduce-rail-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleUniversity researchers develop algorithms to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRail Technology Magazine
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionResearchers at the University of Portsmouth have developed a new intelligent tool which can automatically detect delays on the tracks.
    Producer/AuthorMatt Roberts
    URLhttps://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/articles/university-portsmouth-rail-delays-algorithm
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleSWR and University of Portsmouth develop algorithm to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletGlobal Railway Review
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionThe intelligent tool was developed by researchers at the University of Portsmouth in conjunction with First MTR South Western Railway (SWR) via a two-year knowledge transfer partnership (KTP), funded by Innovate UK.
    URLhttps://www.globalrailwayreview.com/news/126532/swr-university-portsmouth-algorithm-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Gerald Miller, Chris Simms
  • TitleResearchers develop algorithm to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRail Business Daily
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionIn news that will bring a cheer to the hearts of many commuters, the first algorithm to detect delays automatically on the tracks has been developed.

    The intelligent tool was developed by researchers at the University of Portsmouth in conjunction with First MTR South Western Railway via a two-year knowledge transfer partnership (KTP), funded by Innovate UK.
    Producer/AuthorDanny Longhorn
    URLhttps://news.railbusinessdaily.com/researchers-develop-algorithm-to-reduce-rail-delays/
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller
  • TitleSWR and University of Portsmouth develop algorithm to reduce rail delays
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletGreat Western Star
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/08/21
    DescriptionThe intelligent tool was developed by researchers at the University of Portsmouth in conjunction with First MTR Southwestern Railway.
    URLhttps://issuu.com/greatwesternstar/docs/summer_2021_issue_vol_1_no_4
    PersonsEdward Smart, Chris Simms, Gerald Miller