Pantograph Current Collection Equipment Periodic Inspection and Maintenance


This standard covers basic procedures for periodic inspection and maintenance of pantograph current collection equipment on locomotives and multiple unit (MU) cars, with emphasis on maintenance of high-voltage current collection devices.

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APTA PR-IM-S-016-02 Rev. 2 08/09/2017 Published Current


 current collection equipment, maintenance, pantograph, periodic inspection


This document establishes a standard for pantograph current collection equipment periodic inspection and maintenance. Individual railroads should tailor these standards to accommodate their specific equipment and mode of operation.

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