Intercity Rail Maintainability Analysis: A Case Study on Rolling Stock Maintenance Compliance

Authors

  • Nuramira Najihah Baharin Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Shahmir Hayyan Sanusi
  • Nor Aziati Abdul Hamid
  • Amirul Afif Jumiran

Keywords:

Intercity Rail, Rolling Stock, Preventive Maintenance, Manhours Compliance, Manhours Cost

Abstract

Compliance to organizational standard is essential for maintaining high work performance within the
appropriate timescale which can result in reduction of maintenance expenses. The purpose of this study was to
analyze the compliance level of preventive maintenance activities based on job frequency and its working hours.
Historical data of preventive maintenance from 2019 - 2020 obtained from a field study at Keretapi Tanah Melayu
Berhad (KTMB) Depot Batu Gajah, Perak, was analyzed to investigate the frequency, manhours, and the cost
involved for each type of preventive maintenance activities namely Exam A, B C and D involving ETS Class 91.
From the results, Exam A contributed to the highest non-compliance practice compared to the other Exam where the
highest non-compliance percentage (62%) was recorded in 2020 which results in losses of RM RM2,552.82. This
study is beneficial for the organization as it determine irregular downtime and manhours compliance for rolling stock
system maintenance in order to shape for a better future maintenance plan that will results in efficient operation and
higher revenue.

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Published

20-07-2022

How to Cite

Baharin, N. N., Sanusi, S. H., Abdul Hamid, N. A., & Jumiran, A. A. (2022). Intercity Rail Maintainability Analysis: A Case Study on Rolling Stock Maintenance Compliance . Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering Applications, 3(1), 50–58. Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/jamea/article/view/11685

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