Active PAR

P1628

Recommended Practice for Maintenance of Direct Current (DC) Overhead Contact Systems for Transit Systems

This recommended practice provides overhead contact system maintenance practices and procedures including maintenance techniques, site inspection and test procedures, and maintenance tolerances, for heavy rail, light rail, and trolley bus systems.

Sponsor Committee
VT/RTSC - Rail Transportation Standards Committee
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Status
Active PAR
PAR Approval
2021-11-09
Superseding
1628-2009

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
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Sponsor Committee
VT/RTSC - Rail Transportation Standards Committee
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Working Group
1628_WG - Overhead Contact System Maintenance Working Group
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IEEE Program Manager
Soo Kim
Contact
Working Group Chair
Clyde Melton
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1628-2009

IEEE Recommended Practice for Maintenance of DC Overhead Contact Systems for Transit Systems

This recommended practice provides a set of guidelines that can be used by the operators of new start-up systems seeking guidance in developing manuals, methods, practices and procedures for the safe and effective maintenance of their Overhead Contact System (OCS), or by the maintenance organizations of existing well-established systems to amplify or refine their existing practices. This recommended practice provides general recommendations for performing maintenance work on dc OCS for transit systems. These recommendations are based on sound engineering principles, engineering safety considerations and field experience by many transit agencies. Included are technical explanations to cover certain testing of tools and equipment; field maintenance and care of tools and equipment; work methods for the maintenance of the OCS; and recommended safety practices and procedures for persons working in the vicinity of energized lines.

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