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Ural State University of Railway Transport
USURT

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"Operations Management" Department

Head: Elena N. Timukhina, DSc in Engineering, Professor 
Tel/Fax: (+7 343) 221-24-36 
E-Mail: ETimuhina@usurt.ru 

Students are trained in the following disciplines:

Discipline: 190700 "Organization of (railway) Transportation and Transport Management"
Specialization: "Mainline Railway Transport"
Specialization: "Transport Logistics"
Qualification: railway engineer
Form of studies: full-time, extramural 
Duration of studies: 5, 6 years 

The scope of activities of engineers include: organization of freight and passenger trains on the rail network; planning of freight and passenger traffic; process design of freight and passenger stations;, development of technical specifications for cargo loading and securing; preparation of uniform operational processes of JSC RZD stations and approach lines of industrial enterprises, application of logistics methods to optimize transportation process. 

Graduates work as managers and engineers of all ranks at the stations, in the offices and chairs of railways, and those who tends to project and research work in the institutions for the design of railway stations and junctions, research institutes of mainline and industrial transport. 

Since 2011, Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education have been introduced. 

Field of studies: 190700 "Technology of transport processes" 
Specialization: Organization of Transportation and Transport Management 
Specialization: Organization of Transportation and Management of Passenger Transport Facilities on Railways

Profiles:

  • Mainline transport
  • Industrial Transport
  • Cargo and commercial operations
  • Passenger facilities of railway transport

Qualification: Bachelor 
Form of studies: full-time, extramural 
Duration of studies: 4 years, 5 years 

Discipline: 190401 "Railway Operation" 
Specialization: Organization of (railway) Transportation and Transport Management 

Profiles:

  • Mainline transport
  • Industrial Transport
  • Cargo and commercial operations
  • Passenger facilities of railway transport

Qualification: specialist 
Form of studies: full-time, extramural 
Duration of studies: 5, 6 years 

Courses of the Department

  • Safety on railway transport.
  • Single transportation system
  • Information technologies on transport.
  • Engineering psychology.
  • Interdisciplinary exam.
  • Modeling of transportation systems.
  • General Railway Course
  • General railway transport course
  • Optimization of transportation systems.
  • Organization of traffic
  • Organization of passenger transportation
  • Organization of transportation with different types of transport
  • Organization of transportation of passengers, baggage and cargo
  • Basics of transportation management
  • Basics of transportation organization and management
  • Rules of technical operation of railways and traffic safety.
  • Rules of technical operation and traffic safety of railways.
  • Pre-diploma practice.
  • Work practice
  • Regulation of railway transportation.
  • Decision-making theory
  • Technology and organization of transportation operations.
  • Technology and traffic control at test sites and rail network.
  • Technology and management of railway sections and directions.
  • Technology and operational management of stations and junctions.
  • Technology and operational management of organizational and production transport facilities (stations and junctions).
  • Transport psychology.
  • Practical training
  • Ergonomics.