Maintenance in the Rail Industry

  • Jørn Vatn
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


This chapter presents two case studies of maintenance optimization in the rail industry. The first case study discusses grouping of maintenance activities into maintenance packages. The second case study uses a life cycle cost approach to prioritize between maintenance and renewal projects under budget constraints.


Preventive Maintenance Maintenance Activity Life Cycle Cost Cost Benefit Ratio Candidate Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jørn Vatn
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  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Norway

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