Presentation of the Europe’s Rail LOCATE Project results at WCRR on 8 June 2022

On 8 June 2022, Farouk Balouchi from The University of Huddersfield presented at the World Congress on Railway Research 2022 (WCRR) the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking LOCATE Project results in a session entitled “Condition Based Maintenance”. Abstract The freight industry is under increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve the reliability of its Read more…

Reliability and Availability Assessment of Railway Locomotive Bogies Under Correlated Failures

Manuel Leite, Mariana Costa, Tiago Alves, Virgínia Infante, António R.Andrade ; IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, published in Engineering Failure Analysis (2022), Full paper available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2022.106104 Highlights A Discrete Event Simulation model is proposed to study the impact on the system, in terms of reliability and Read more…