Author page: Brydon Johnson

Yarra Trams – Reliability & Life Cycle Cost Modelling

Yarra Trams is currently undergoing preparation for ISO55001 Certification for their Asset Management System.

In order to better manage their assets the Centre of Engineering and Asset Management (CEAM) was formed and is undertaking reliability analysis of Rolling Stock and Life Cycle Cost modelling across the business to inform: budget requirements; Ensure service reliability; and achieve PTV contractual requirements.

Evolution Rail – Systems Engineering Support

Evolution Rail (A joint venture between Downer EDI Rail Pty Ltd (Downer) and Changchun Railway Vehicles – CRRC) is responsible for managing the engineering program for the High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) program as a part of the Victorian Government’s investment in the Packenham Rail Electrification.

In order to establish the reliability parameters associated with the rolling stock, Downer engaged Systematiq Pty Ltd (Systematiq) to supplement their systems engineering team with particular reference to managing logistics support analysis, parts provisioning and reliability analysis activities