Working Group 17
IEEE Rail Transit Vehicle Interface Standards Committee
OCS Subcommittee

IEEE Std P-1627, Standard for Grounding Practices for DC Electrification Overhead Contact Systems Including Application of Lightning Arrestors for Transit Systems


Chair:
Dev Paul, P.E.
AECOM
Oakland, CA 94612

                       Tel:510-419-6000

E-mail:   dev.paul@aecom.com



Vice-Chair:
Ramesh Dhingra

VTA
San Jose, CA

                      

Status:
Standard has expired. A new PAR application for this standard will be submitted so that the standard can be move forward for approval.

Upcoming Meetings:
Working Group meetings are help in conjunction with OCS Subcommittee meetings. No separate meetings are currently planned.


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Scope:
The scope of this standard covers practices for grounding overhead contact systems used in DC electrification for rail, light rail, and trolley bus including the proper application of lightning arrestors.
Purpose:
At the present time there are no uniform practices for grounding overhead contact systems used in DC traction electrification or for application of lightning arrestors, Such a standard will provide increased protection to passengers, personnel, and equipment, reduce maintenance and initial costs and improve performance.
 


Most Recent Standard (Zipped and password protected.  Please contact Chair for Password.)

P1627D1.4

Lightning Protection Article by Dev Paul


Minute of meetings conducted separately from OCS meetings

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