Public Transport Network Design and Service Planning

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  • Broaden your knowledge and perspective on public transport planning and operations by learning and sharing experience with professional leaders
  • Learn how to make service planning and operations more efficient
  • Understand the impact of new technology and software to get more value out of a service planning system
  • Learn from best practice in Asia and Europe: showcases from local operators, authorities and the industry

Target audience

  • Professionals from public transport planning and operations departments
  • Professionals working for transport authorities and operators
  • Other employees with particular interest in planning & operations
  • Staff from the industry interested in getting an insight into the planning and operations
  • The course is suitable for participants from companies worldwide


  • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main aspects of bus operations and scheduling and learn from successful best practice
  • Participate to interactive plenary sessions with introduction by course leaders, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants
  • Challenge your practical knowledge in this professional field and the technology
  • Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views
  • Participate to workshops allowing you to apply on a concrete case the main principles and tools learned
  • Benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals

Training Topics

  • Integration of land use and public transport planning 
  • Network design & route structuring
  • Geometry of transit lines
  • Time-table design
  • Personnel & resource planning  
  • Vehicles planning
  • Run-cutting & rostering
  • Optimisation of operations with telematics & big data 
  • Practical usage of new technology and software
  • Best practices from local operators, authorities and the industry globally

Inspiring Trainers

Our skilful trainers are composed of international experts and professionals with extensive experience and knowledge in the strategic, operational and technological areas



Dr. Andreas RAU, TUMCREATE Singapore / Technical University Munich, Germany 

Kaan Yildizgoz, UITP Training Director, Singapore




9:00  Introduction to UITP and Training Programme  

  • Ice Breaking Activity
  • Pre-Knowledge Test

9:45  Session 1B Integration of Public Transport and Land Use Planning 

10.30 Coffee break

11:00  Session 2: Public Transport Network Design

  • Different Kind of transit modes
  • Types of transit lines
  • Geometry of transit lines
  • Transit Network types
  • Transfers
  • Network design
  • Route Planning 
  • Frequency 
  • Right-of-way 
  • Placement of Stops 
  • Capacity 
  • Basic operations costing

12:30  Lunch break

13:30  Session 3: Local Host Presentation

15:00  Coffee break

15:30  Session 4A Introduction to Public Transport Service Planning

  • What is Scheduling?
  • Time Table Design
  • Trip Building; double track, single track
  • Block Building
  • Optimisation of operations
  • Use of Big Data
  • Softwares

           Session 4B: Time Table Design (Trip Building)

17:00  End of the first training day


9:00   Session 5: Vehicles Planning (Block Building)

10.30  Coffee break

11:00 Session 6A: Run-Cutting & Rostering

  • Personal and Resource Planning
  • Process of run cutting
  • Split Duties
  • Rotating Duty Roaster

           Session 6B: Case Study : Public Transport Network Design and Service Planning (30 min)

12:30  Lunch break

13:30  Session 7: 

  • Public Transport Lab  

Group Work assignments on:    Public Transport Network Design & Improvement   Service Planning & Scheduling 

15:00  Coffee break

15:30   Wrap-Up

  • Post-Knowledge Test
  • Certificate Ceremony

16:30 Short Tour of Kayseri Ulasim Facililities

17:30  End of the second training day 


Cappadocia Daily Tour 09:00  - 16:00

09:00 hrs Meeting at the Hotel Lobby in Kayseri and Departure to Cappadocia

Cappadocia daily tour covers visit of the Dervent Valley, Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys, Avanos, Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Rock-Castle.
Devrent Valley; Walk through this amazing valley where different fairy chimneys formations that you will be discovered while walking.
Avanos; On the banks of the Kızılırmak River in Cappadocia is all about pottery making.
Goreme Open Air Museum; resembles a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church.
Uchisar Castle; is situated at the highest point in Cappadocia Many rooms hollowed out into the rock are connected to each other with stairs, tunnels and passages.

16:00 hrs Departure - Return from Cappadocia to Kayseri  


*** UITP keeps right to make change on the details of tour programme 
*** During the Capadoccia visit participants will be offered a lunch but all other expenses (entrance fee etc) will belong to participants 



Until 1 August 2018

After 1 August 2018


1210 €

1610 €

Member « developing nations »*

885 €

1175 €

Member « Turkey »

 885 € 1175 €


1635 €

2170 €

Non-member « developing nations »*

1095 €

1465 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +)

1130 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

830 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +)

1520 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

1020 €

* Participants from developing nations benefit from a special discount. Check here the list of eligible countries.

To register a group of 4 persons of more from the same organisation, please contact: yasin.basar(at)

Participation fees include:

  • Training instruction
  • Lunches and coffee breaks
  • All training documents: Binder including all presentations and supporting documents; Access to all training material via UITP's electronic library Mobi+ (after the training)

Groups generally consist of 25 participants and are limited to about 30 in order to increase the learning experience and interaction during the programme. Places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here

Contact Person

Mr. Yasin Basar, UITP Turkey Office, yasin.basar(at)

Practical information: 


Hilton Kayseri
Cumhuriyet Meydanı, İstasyon Caddesi No:1, 38010 Kocasinan/Kayseri, Türkiye



Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservation. Hotels nearby the training venue:

Hotel ibis Kayseri

Address: Yenipervane Mahallesi, No, Kocasinan Blv. No:2, 38110 Kocasinan/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 207 30 30
Holiday Inn Kayseri - Duvenonu
Address: Hacı Saki Mahallesi, Osman Kavuncu Blv. No:2, 38090 Kocasinan/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 315 30 00
Hotel Novotel Kayseri
Address: Yenipervane Mahallesi, No, 1. Sk., 38110 Kocasinan/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 207 30 00
Ommer Hotel
Address: Selimiye Mahallesi, Osman Kavuncu Blv. No:425, 38070 Melikgazi/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 315 00 00
Hilton Kayseri
Address: Cumhuriyet Meydanı, İstasyon Caddesi No:1, 38010 Kocasinan/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 207 50 00
Radisson Blu Hotel Kayseri
Address: Hunat Mahallesi, Sivas Blv. 24/A, 38030 Melikgazi/Kayseri
Phone: +90 352 315 50 00


Mr. Yasin BAŞAR

UITP Turkey Office


Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here



Dr. Andreas RAU, TUMCREATE Singapore / Technical University Munich, Germany 

Kaan Yildizgoz, UITP Training Director, Singapore



Hosted by: Kayseri Ulaşım



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