ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Maintenance and Asset Management – Railways

Available dates

Dec 8—12, 2019
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 3300
USD 660 per day


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About the course

The maintenance management and philosophy related to railways are very important topics to discuss. The maintenance of such systems has many rules and procedures to be obeyed. The asset management is a vital issue as well. The participation of the participants will be the core of this short course for the sake of improving their skills in the best way.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Deeply understand the basic and advanced levels that are being used in maintenance management systems in railways and also the asset management issue associated with the railways field
  • Enumerate the different types of railways
  • Practice manual maintenance of railways, adjustment and renewal of track
  • Survey works supporting track maintenance
  • Implement railway assets management

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction to Railways
  • Railway Assets
  • Maintenance Management
  • Welding of Railway Track and Turnouts and Releasing of Stresses
  • Continuous Welded Rails (CWR)

Day 2

  • Different Kinds of Rail Welding
  • Procedures Followed to Avoid Track Buckling during Welding of Rails
  • Releasing of Stresses during Rail Welding
  • Dressing of Railway Track during Low & High Temperatures

Day 3

  • Realignment of Railway Track after Buckling
  • Welding of Turnouts
  • Maintenance and Renewal of Railway Track
  • Inspection of Railway Track

Day 4

  • Manual Maintenance of Track and Turnouts
  • Adjustment of Track Gage
  • Mechanical Maintenance of Track
  • Renewal of Track

Day 5

  • Surveying Works Supporting Track Maintenance
  • Railway Assets Management

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for railways engineers and qualified technicians.

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