Standard

Third Rail Current Collection Equipment Periodic Inspection and Maintenance

Abstract

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

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-IM-S-017-02 Rev. 2 08/99/2017 Published Current

Keywords

contact shoe, periodic inspection and maintenance, third rail current collection equipment, third rail shoe

Summary

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

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