Built to inform

Sign up for the daily newsletters

No, Thank you

RTA completes phase 1 of RIMMS rail system

The database will play a key role in leveraging the performance of Dubai Metro and Tram and is now fully compiled

NEWS, Business

RTA’s Rails Agency has announced the completion of Phase I of the Rails Infrastructure Maintenance Management System Project (RIMMS).

The database, which plays a key role in leveraging the performance of Dubai Metro and Tram is now fully compiled, improving the current inspection and maintenance procedures of rail infrastructure assets.

Abdul Mohsin Ibrahim Younes, CEO of RTA’s Rail Agency said: “Phase I of this project includes assessing the current maintenance systems, upgrading the rail infrastructure assets database, and exploring IT potentials in managing the current maintenance systems.”

Comprising five phases, RIMMS will be integrated with RTA information management systems and aims to create opportunities to improve the current maintenance methods, analyse maintenance cost during the assets lifespan, and adopt more systematic inspection procedures.

It will also help create a basis to perform a comprehensive analysis of the rail infrastructure assets management. The system will be fully completed by 2018.

“This plays a key role in upgrading metro and tram services offered to the public, tourists and visitors in line with the prestigious standing enjoyed by Dubai as a global metropolitan city and a hub for business economy, trade, tourism, finance and other vital fields,” Younes added.  

 

Most popular

Awards

Deadline approaches for CW Oman Awards 2020 in Muscat
You have until 20 January to submit your nominations for the ninth edition of the

Conferences

CW In Focus | Inside the Leaders in KSA Awards 2019 in Riyadh
Meet the winners in all 10 categories and learn more about Vision 2030 in this
CW In Focus | Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2019
A roundup of Construction Week's annual summit that was held in Dubai this September

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 761
Mar 21, 2020