Working Group
IEEE Rail Transit Vehicle Interface Standards Committee
OCS Subcommittee

IEEE Draft Standard, for Application of Surge Arrestors for Direct Current Transit Systems

Suresh
Chair:
Suresh Shrimavle, P.E.
Chief Maintenance Engineer     Systems Engineering  Valley Metro
Phoenix, AZ 85034

                       Tel:602-652-5203

E-mail:   sshrimavle@valleymetro.org

Zoltan
 Vice-Chair:
Zoltan Horvath

Elcon Associates, Inc.
Portland, OR 97229

Tel: 503-644-2911

 E-mail:   zhorvath@elcon.com

 

 

                      

Dev_Paul

Vice-Chair

Dev Paul, P.E.

Chief Electrical Engineer and Senior Program Director                

AECOM Transportation

Tel: 510-874-3060

Cell: 510-289-7732

 

E-mail: dev.paul@aecom.com

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.)

P1627D1.6

Lightning Protection Article by Dev Paul


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Modified - 11 January 2014