Cargo and passenger railway:

  • Inadequate maintenance and failures on the permanent way;
  • Lack of planning and poor execution of procedures;
  • High rate of accidents.


ARM specialists carried out a meticulous observation of the operation in order to detect the faults and correct them with the following actions:

  • Analysis and review of planning processes, maintenance execution of permanent Way;
  • Review of failure detection and maintenance processes;
  • Organizational restructuring and setting standards;
  • Implementation of processes with training – theoretical and training throughout the stretch;
  • Audit of the implemented processes.


In just one semester the proposed actions had positive effects, such as:

  • Standardization of maintenance procedures;
  • Reduction of 56% in accidents caused by failures in the permanent way;
  • Decrease in transit time;
  • Increased profitability of railway operations.