Alstom Trains AU Students on Railway Systems
Monday, Jul 08, 2019
Alstom has recently trained Ajman University (AU) students on railways systems.The training followed an agreement signed by the University and Alstom in February 2019 to help develop students’ awareness about all aspects of railway industry.
Alstom, a multinational company operating worldwide on the rail transport markets, is well established in the UAE with several key urban projects, including Dubai Tram, the first tramway in the GCC, and Metro Route 2020. It is also active in passenger transportation, signaling, and systems and services.
15 students from Ajman University have gone through an intensive two-week railway training with Alstom which is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The students were introduced to railway transportation systems, operations, maintenance, safety awareness, maintenance management, and quality management.
AU Chancellor Dr. Karim Seghir said Ajman University spares no effort to develop students’ awareness in all walks of life, particularly about timely issues as is the case with railway industry.
“Such proactive and farsighted style of hands-on approach to education and training is in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman and Chairman of AU Board of Trustees.”
“AU has inked tens of partnership agreements to help students master all the life and hands-on skills they need pre and post-graduation.”
Thi-Mai Tran, Managing Director of Alstom GCC, said it is so exciting to engage with such bright local talents. “We see the importance of encouraging, nurturing and developing talents, who will be leading the UAE’s railway industry in the future.”
“This training, spanning theoretical education, group exercises, site visits, videos and exams, will lead to several internships at Alstom Dubai, co-supervised by AU professors and Alstom experts.”