Rail Transit Standards Committee-Sub-Committee No.1
Standards for Overhead Contact Systems

IEEE Rail Transit  Standards Committee

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Chair:
Paul White 
HNTB
V: (978) 905-4053
F: (978) 905-4001

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Vice Chair:
Steve Norton
Los Angles Metro
V: 213-922-3272
F: 213-922-3394

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Secretary:
John Schlick P.E.
Parsons Transportation Group
V: 206-494-0931

C: 206-472-4898

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Recording Secretary:
Joe Williams
RE Magnet Wire
V: 870-622-4405

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Honorary Secretary:
Peter Bartek
ProTranTechnology LLC

PO Box 417

Newton, NJ 07860
V:  (609) 704-1737
F:   (609) 704-0565
C:  (862) 251-1490

 

Scope

Determine what standards are needed, develop these standards through specifications and drawings and come to a consensus through key industry representatives of the committee that these standards shall be adopted and adhered to by all those associated with the light rail and trolley bus industry

Purpose

Meet regularly to review progress on specification standards, decide how said standards will be presented, agree through mandate on what specifications will become standards for adoption and use by the light rail and trolley bus industry

 

 

Expense Form                   Instructions for Contributing to Transit Agency Travel Fund

Meeting Report Form          myProject Volunteer User Guide [ https://mentor.ieee.org/tools_documentation-11-0014-MYPR-myproject-user-guide.pdf ]      

Guidelines for working groups     VTS Travel Expense Policy Instructions

Next OCS Meeting 
Please advise the chair if you plan to attend

Working Groups

Status


 

Meeting Dates:

May 9 and 10, 2017 for OCS. 10th and 11th for Traction Power Substations. The 10th will be a combined OCS/TPSS meeting.

OCS Meeting Location:  

At the hotel: Tuesday in the Rosewood room and Wednesday in the Caprice Room

Meeting time:

8:30 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday the 9th

9:00 am to 9:00 am joint meeting with TPSS.

9:00 am to 1:00 pm OCS Caprice Room 1:30-4:00 pm tour for OCS & TPSS of SORTA facilities and system

Hotel Information: 

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

35 West Fifth Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Tel: 513-421-9100

Toll free reservation No. 1-800-445-8667

Room rate $147.00/night + tax & fees

Reservation cut-off date is April 17, 2017, check in at 4:00 pm and checkout at 11:00 am

Reservation code: Group is listed as:

IEEEOCSTPS and the group code is: IEO

  On line reservations:

  https://aws.passkey.com/go/IEOMay17[aws.passkey.com]

 

 

Dinner Information: 

There will be a formal dinner the evening of the 9th at the hotel. Presentation and dinner sponsorship by C3M.

 

A “Cocktails and Conversation” hour will be held at the hotel starting at 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm followed by dinner and presentations.

Please contact the chairperson if you wish to make a presentation, pwhite@hntb.com

 

1627_wg  Surge Arrestor

1628_wg  Maintenance

1629_wg  Current Collectors

1630_wg  Pole Structures

1791_wg  Glossary of OCS Terms

P1833_wg  OCS Design Criteria

1896_wg  Identification of

                 Contact Wire

Live Line Maintenance

P2406_wg Disconnect Switch

                  Standard

Guidelines for working groups

 

The IEEE Standards Board approved the 7 Project Authorization Requests for the Working Groups Identified at left.  The Sub-Committee is meeting regularly to share information and develop the draft standards.  Text development continues.

Standard P1628 Recommended Practice for Maintenance for DC Overhead Contact Systems for Transit Systems has been approved and is an official IEEE Standard for recommended practice. It is approaching the review period and any upgrades required will be incorporated.

Standard P1629 Performance Standard for Pantograph Current Collectors has been approved and is an official IEEE Standard for recommended practice.

Standard P1630 Standard for Supporting Structures for Overhead Contact Systems for Transit Systems has been approved and is an official IEEE Standard.

A new Working Group has been formed for the purposes of publishing a glossary of OCS terminology and a PAR has been assigned, P1791. It has been sent to the IEEE for processing into an official standard.

A new group has been formed for the development of general OCS design standards. IEEE has issued a PAR for this working group and it is P1833.

A new group has been formed for the development of a recommended practice for performing maintenance on energized OCS.

Standard P1627 has had a new PAR application approved an will be moved forward to completion.

IEEE standard P1896 has been issued as an official standard. 

Meeting Information  

Mtg

Date

Location

Agenda

Minutes

Attachments/Related Information

45

May 9 and 10, 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio

Agenda

Minutes

 

44

January 24 & 25, 2017

Little Rock, AR

Agenda

Minutes

 

43

September 13 & 14, 2016

St. Louis, Missouri

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in   Roster   NMC Power Switch Presentation   Siemens Presentation   Metro Presentation

42

June 21 & 22, 2016

Phoenix, Arizona

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in  Ferroviaire Presentation

41

March 31 & April 1, 2016

New York City

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in  MAC Products Spring Tensionner   K+M G0tthard Tunnel

40

October 22 & 23, 2015

Baltimore, Maryland

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in  Rebel Yell Video Randy Anderson Retirement Award

39

June 24 & 25, 2015

Charlotte, North Carolina

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in    CATS Presentation    OCS Training Course Presentation   UNCC Presentation

38

March 23 & 24, 2015

San Jose, California

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in  VTA Presentation 1  2  3 

37

October 15 & 16, 2014

Houston, Texas

Agenda

Minutes

 Sign-in

36

May 5 & 6, 2014

Los Angeles, CA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in    Southwire Aluminum Cable     Mass Electric  Autocommute panto/OCS Inspection     OCS Solutions

MUNI Load Break Switch Presentation

35

January 27 & 28, 2014

Seattle, WA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in  Photo of Arcing through special work  Magnetic field shielding Presentation    

34

October 7 & 8, 2013

Pittsburgh, PA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in   OCS Group Photo

34

June 10 & 11, 2013

Norfolk, Virginia

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

33

January 28 & 29, 2013

Tucson, AZ

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

32

Sept 17 & 18, 2012

Chicago, IL

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

31

June 6, 2012

Dallas, Texas

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in   Theft Deterrent Cable Presentation

30

January 23 & 24, 2012

Los Angeles, CA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in Sheet  BBRI Substation Presentation  Rigid OCS Presentation

29

September 14-15

Edmonton, AB, Canada

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in       Screw Anchor Foundation for Poles Texas Foundation Methods        Aluminum-Copper Cable Presentation

28

June 25, 2011

Boston, MA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

27 

Jan 24-25 2011

Salt Lake City, UT

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

26

Sept 27-28 2010

Sacramento, CA

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

25

May 11-12 2010

Jersey City, NJ

Agenda

Minutes

AREMA agenda    K+M Presentation  Sign-in Sheet

24

Jan. 25-26, 2010

Houston, Texas

Agenda

Minutes

.Sign-in    Presentation Southwire

23

Sept. 28-29

Seattle, WA

Agenda

Minutes

.Sign-in    Balance Weight Presentation

22

June 3-4, 2009

Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

Minutes

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21

Jan, 2009

Tampa, FL

Agenda

Minutes

Sign-in

20

Oct 5-6, 2008

San Diego, CA

Agenda

Minutes

 

19

June 17-18, 2008

Portland, OR

Agenda

Minutes

 

18

Feb 11-12, 2008

Phoenix, AR

Agenda

Minutes

 

17

Sept 27-28, 2007

New Orleans

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2007.zip

16

June 19-20, 2007

Baltimore, MD

15

March 1-2, 2007

San Jose, CA

14

October 5-6, 2006

Dallas, TX

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2006.zip

13

June 29-30, 2006

Cleveland, OH

12

Jan 31-Feb 1, 2006

San Diego, CA

11

Oct 20-21, 2005

Manhattan, NY

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2005.zip

10

June 21-22, 2005

Toronto, ON

9

January 27-28, 2005

Houston, TX

 

2004 Meetings

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2004.zip

 

2003 Meetings

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2003.zip

 

2002 Meetings

Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2002.zip

 

May 24, 2001

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Refer to Zip archives for meeting documents.  OCSarchive2001.zip


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