WestNet Rail (WNR) has awarded the preferred vendor status for the PIMS (Perway Information Management System) to MERMEC.
WNR, which operates and maintains the 5,100 km rail freight network in the south west of Western Australia, engaged MERMEC’s Railway Asset Manageement and Decision Support Solution (RAMSYS) for the implementation of its PIMS. With PIMS WNR intends to achieve:
The PIMS requirements for WNR have been categorised into short (3-5 years) and long term (>5 years) implementation phases.
The first implementation, starting immediately, will be in the form of a ‘pilot’ on assets and operations incorporated in the 300 km long testing line.