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PC*MILER|Rail Routing

What is a Railroad Route?
A railroad route is identified by an origin, an optional sequence of intermediate points, a destination, and the railroads that connect them. There are two ...
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018 at 12:55 PM
PC*MILER|Rail Route Calculation
PC*MILER|Rail uses a minimum impedance routing program for computing routes. The link impedance used in route calculations is derived as distance multiplied...
Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 at 5:43 PM
Formats for Entering Railroad Locations for a Route
To generate a route in PC*MILER|Rail, at least two locations must be entered as stops. There are two ways to calculate a route: Single Route Entry: If y...
Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 at 5:57 PM
Generating a Single Rail Route
If you already know the route you want and just need to get the mileage, you’ll probably want to enter a sequence of locations and railroads manually in a s...
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Using the Rail AutoRouter
The AutoRouter generates a list of all possible routes between the station locations that are entered.  Follow the steps below to generate a list of val...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 6:42 PM
Entering Rail Stops by Location Name
Select Station Name, ST in the format drop-down, then type a station name and state abbreviation and click Add Stop or press <Enter>.  Station names, ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:23 PM
Entering Rail Stops with Standard Point Location Codes (SPLC)
Select SPLC from the format drop-down, then enter any valid 6‑ or 9-digit Standard Point Location Code and click Add Stop or press <Enter>. If you...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:25 PM
Entering Rail Stops with Freight Station Accounting Codes (FSAC)
Select FSAC from the format drop-down, then enter any valid 5-digit Freight Station Accounting Code and click Add Stop or press <Enter>.  FSACs are un...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:27 PM
Entering Rail Stops with Eastern Railroad President’s Conference Codes (3-3-3)
Select 3-3-3 from the format drop-down, then enter any valid Eastern Railroad President's Conference Code and click Add Stop or press <Enter>. ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:38 PM
Entering Rail Stops with Rule 260 (R260) Junction Codes
Select R260 from the format drop-down, then enter any valid R260 code and click Add Stop or press <Enter>. For help finding a Rule 260 code, enter at ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:41 PM