Publication Details

Kamarudeen, N., Sundarakani, B. & Nabhan, M. 2018, 'Study of Service Operations of Metro: Action research embedded with case study', 2nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Paris, France,, IEOM Society, Paris, France, pp. 771-787.


The main objective of this paper is to analyze the operational strategies of metro train service in Dubai. The proposed methodology follows with a literature review, action research and case study approach. The research identifies various service measures the metro rail and challenges of operational expansion process involved towards 2020. The research is therefore limited to the city of Dubai. Further, an in-depth understanding of customer usage behavior related to service operations could extend this research in future. In view of this the research contributes to both the theory and practice of the metro transportation service