RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability & Safety) for Urban Rail

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  • Learn about the main principles, processes and tools of RAMS and build an efficient system & organization to improve Reliability, Availability, Maintainability & Safety Concepts in a Railway System
  • Understand the importance of having a good organisation of data management and learn from best practice on implementing a RAMS System
  • Understand the different parameters of RAMS
  • Learn from international best practices and exchange of knowledge on the optimal use of new process management tools
  • Learn how to use statistical concepts tools to implement efficient process in Rail processes
  • Apply through workshops the process of getting the right data, analyse the problems, various analytical techniques like FMEA, FTA, Weibull, etc in a Railway system.

Target Audience

  • Professionals who want to decrease the cost Railway Management and learn about the RAMS tools.
  • Engineers working for railway companies, operators.
  • Transport professionals who want to get more out of their available data whatever the field of specialization, from operations management, to transport planning, marketing and strategic decision making
  • Professionals in Traction, Signalling, Communication engineers, business analytics directly involved in the collection, processing and analysis of data, project management, Maintenance management, Safety management
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and more international perspective on the RAMS in Railway systems
  • Experienced professionals but also newcomers in the sector from local transport authorities, public transport operators or the supply industry


  • Participate in interactive plenary sessions with presentations, case studies, workshops and open discussion.
  • Challenge your thinking on the way to increase process and cost management with management tools.
  • Apply through workshops, on a concrete case, the principles and process learned to build efficiency oriented environment for your company, city or network.
  • Share your knowledge and experience with other participants in smaller groups.

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Inspiring Trainers

Our skillful trainers’ team is composed of professionals, UITP lecturers and international experts in the fields of process management, measurement and business improvement within the industry.


Dr. Suleyman Acikbas, HI-SIM Engineering & Consultancy, Malaysia



*UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the programme or any related activity.

Session 1: Introduction to System Assurance for Railway & Metro Systems

Session 2: Asset Management on Railways & Practical Implementation of AM through ISO 55001

  • Basic probability and statistical tools
  • Quality standards
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability
  • Asset management tools
  • Implementation of AM
  • Asset performance management software

Session 3: Infrastructure Cost Benchmarking Maintenance and Renewal

  • Reliability prediction & plan/report
  • Quality standards on infrastructure
  • Maintainability plan/report
  • Key cost drivers
  • LICB (Lasting Infrastructure Cost Benchmarking)        

Session 4A: Risk Assessment Process FMEA and Workshop  

Session 4B: Risk Management and Security

  • How to secure the investment risk and risk parameters
  • Cybersecurity on digital railway

Session 5: Introduction to LCC and LCCA

  • RAMS and LCC

Session 6: Safety & Risk Assessment on Railways  

  • Safety parameters
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazard log
  • SRIL
  • Risk mitigations
  • SIL allocation

Session 7A: RAMS Management & Safety System

  • RAMS managements
  • Safety assurance plan
  • System safety plan/report
  • Verification and validation
  • Case study on real RAMS figures

Session 7B: Case Study - Safety Applications

Session 8: RAMS, Safety

  • Safety design criteria for railway systems
  • Fail-safe methodology
  • How to design safe signalling system case study



Early Bird until 31/01/2020

After 31/01/2020


SGD 1,900

SGD 2,700

Member « developing nations »*

SGD 1,400

SGD 1,950


SGD 2,600

SGD 3,650

Non-member « developing nations »*

SGD 1,750

SGD 2,450

Group UITP Member (4 or +) 

SGD 1,800

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

SGD 1,300

Group UITP non Member (4 or +) 

SGD 2,400

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

SGD 1,600

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

* Registration fee will be invoiced by LTA after completion of online registration.


Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here.

Course fee will include training materials, lunches and coffee breaks.  

Please note fees do not include visa application or arrangement. Please contact your local travel agent or local embassy for travel visa to Singapore, if applicable. 

Participants are also required to make their own arrangement of accommodation in Singapore, airport transfers and daily travel from hotel to the training venue.

Goods and Services Tax (GST) will apply for participants from Singapore.  

**Registration fees are transferable to another employee of the same organization but it is non-refundable.

Registration is on first-come-first-served basis as there is limited capacity for the training programmeAll payment must be paid to LTA on or before 19 February 2020 to confirm a placement in the programme.


Contact Person

For group registration and/or enquiry about training fee invoicing, visa, logistics, etc., please contact LTA:

SIAN Chean Chin
Phone: +65 6585 5781
Email: chean_chin_sian@lta.gov.sg

Practical information: 

Training Venue

Land Transport Authority

LTA Bedok Campus | 71 Chai Chee Street | Singapore 468981 

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Dr. Suleyman Acikbas, HI-SIM Engineering & Consultancy, Malaysia



This programme is kindly hosted by LTA Academy.

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