Evaluation of Metro Services based on Transit Smart Card Data (A Case Study of Incheon Line 1)

스마트카드 데이터를 활용한 도시철도 서비스 평가 (인천 1호선의 차내혼잡과 정시성을 중심으로)

  • 엄진기 (한국철도기술연구원 교통체계분석연구단) ;
  • 최명훈 (한국철도기술연구원 교통체계분석연구단) ;
  • 김대성 (한국철도기술연구원 교통체계분석연구단) ;
  • 이준 (한국철도기술연구원 교통체계분석연구단) ;
  • 송지영 (과학기술연합대학원대학교 교통물류시스템전공)
  • Received : 2011.10.10
  • Accepted : 2012.01.20
  • Published : 2012.02.26


This study analyzed the quality of a commuter rail service of Incheon line 1 with respect to two service measures such as occupancy (crowdedness) and punctuality based on transit smart card data collected in 2009. In order to analyze the metro services by individual fleet, we aggregated the personal level card data into the fleet operated in each planned schedule. The results show a low level of service for both crowdedness and punctuality during peak hours at the line segment from 'Gyeyang' to 'International business district'. Further, a close relationship between vehicle occupancy and punctuality is found, which illustrates high passenger demand causes successive metro delay.


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