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TTC 125 - Light Transit Rail Maintenance and Operations

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TTC 125 08 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 125 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 125 16 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 125 21 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 125 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 125 30 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

A renewed orientation toward high-quality public transport has become part of the urban development of previous decades. Therefore an increasing interest in a Light Rail mode of transportation. They have been especially popular in recent years due to their lower capital costs and increased reliability compared with heavy rail systems. This course focuses on the development of light-rail projects. It also covers the required procedures to make this mode of transportation as safe as possible to passengers by means of maintenance operations and activities. 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the design and function of a Light Rail system 
  • Discussing the different varieties of vehicle types and operation systems 
  • Keeping Up standards in regards to safety and planning 
  • Understanding the most important maintenance methodologies 
  • Being able to organize periodical and preventive maintenance operations 

Who Should Attend?

  • Traffic and Transportation Engineers
  • City Planners
  • Transit Officials
  • Maintenance Technicians and Engineers
  • Construction Inspectors

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Overview of light rail transit (LRT) systems 
  • Vehicle types
  • Power & electrification  systems 
  • Electromechanical systems ((elevators, escalators, ventilation, drainage, plumbing)
  • Rail systems
  • Signaling system

Day 2

  • Fundamentals of LRT operation and administration
  • Stations (gates, ticketing, crowd management)
  • Operation Control Center (OCC)
  • Traffic planning and operation
  • Safety & firefighting systems

Day 3

  • Station operations & maintenance
  • Rolling stock operation & maintenance
  • Track work  operation &  maintenance 
  • Communication systems & SCADA operation and maintenance
  • Electromechanical Systems Operation & Maintenance 

Day 4

  • Preventive maintenance methodologies
  • Maintenance and depot area
  • Functions of the workshop Equipment
  • Periodical maintenance activities
  • Sub-Workshop maintenance activities

Day 5

  •  Field visit to relevant sites