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21 - TTC - Transportation and Traffic Control

TTC 150 - Railway and Metro Track Maintenance

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TTC 150 01 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 150 05 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 150 09 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 150 14 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 150 18 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 150 23 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

If a system of periodic inspections and preventative maintenance is in place from the beginning, all properly designed and constructed track forms should last for decades without requiring significant reconstruction.  The purpose of this chapter is to offer some recommendations for maintaining all track forms so that all participants has a basic understanding of the requirements. It offers standards and methods can can be put in place and directly applied to newly constructed as well as existing infrastructure. 

Course Objectives

  • Presenting an overall summary of the maintenance principles of track systems in Metro
  • Understanding metro rail dynamics
  • Learning about soil-structure interaction
  • Discussing railway alignment design and geometry
  • Maintaining safe and efficient ways of track mainenance 

Who Should Attend?

  • Maintenance and facilities staff
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Managers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Railway/ metro track superstructures definitions
  • Summary of a route selection for metro/ rail systems 
  • General construction scenario of track systems 
  • Pedestrian walkways 
  • Rail fasteners
  • Tracks superstores and tunnel interface

Day 2

  • Turnouts and rail types
  • Operation logic in metro systems regarding track types of equipment
  • Design requirements for metro, international standards 
  • Superstructures operation and maintenance 
  • Metro / rail transit track geometry
  • Track structure components: turnouts and rail type

Day 3

  • Maintenance general topics and maintenance planning
  • Maintenance planning
  • Maintenance team and organization
  • Track team selection
  • General maintenance principals

Day 4

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Conditional Preventive Maintenance
  • Systematic Preventive Maintenance
  • Periods of track maintenance

Day 5

  • Corrective maintenance and rehabilitation of track system components
  • Temporary maintenance
  • Stable maintenance 
  • Conditions and types of equipment in track corrective maintenance 
  • Rehabilitation of major superstructures in track system