DSB'S FLOW-LINE DEPOT SAVES 53 PERCENT OF MAN-HOURS

Danish State Railways has opened a new shop for the maintenance of the 450 electric multiple unit cars which are used for operation of the Copenhagen suburban service. In designing this new heavy maintenance facility, inefficient work practies were abandoned. Management consultants collaborated to evolve a flow-line system which has raised throughput and saves 95,000 man-hours annually. In coverting to an assembly-line system, consideration was given to the psychological effects on the staff.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Jensen, N M
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

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  • Accession Number: 00099193
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM