Alstom Proves Value of Condition-Based Maintenance

Condition based maintenance (CBM) has been adopted by many industries, such as steel making, petro-chemical, and electrical engineering. Alstom Transport first railway manufacturing company to use it in several projects, including London Underground vehicles and freight locomotives for Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. This new approach to maintenance is proving successful in improving rolling stock usage, but it makes new demands on maintainers who must bring significant changes to their management practices in order to maximize effectiveness and asset utilization while minimizing vehicle down time and service failures.

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  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 26-27
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  • Accession Number: 01004219
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 8 2005 4:55PM