Our client is a large transport group operating 4 different modes: metro, tram, train and bus.


Estimate the long term maintenance and renewal needs for the entire portfolio (tramways, rail infrastructure and real estate)

Justify budget needs to the transportation authority

Demonstrate relevance of postponing renewal actions


  • Modelling Life Cycle Cost of tramways, rail infrastructure and real estate portfolio with ageing laws per subsystem
  • Simulating maintenance scenarios
  • Analysing performance, risk and costs of different scenarios


  • Objective estimation of maintenance budget based on OXAND’s experience
  • Objective estimation of effect of political choices regarding the number of failures
  • Analysis and comparison of different maintenance and renewal strategies in terms of performance-risk-costs
  • Demonstration and justification of relevance of maintenance actions to allow for a life extension of the fleet
  • Objective demonstration of the positive impact of maintenance optimisation

This case study was performed with Simeo™