Traction Electrification Stray Current/Corrosion Control Equipment Inspection and Maintenance


This standard provides minimum requirements for inspecting, maintaining and testing rail transit stray current/corrosion control systems on traction electrification systems and subsystems.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-FS-S-005-03 Rev. 2 12/09/2017 Published Current


corrosion control, inspection, maintenance, qualifications, stray current control, substation, traction electrification, training


This document establishes a standard for the periodic inspection, maintenance and testing of the major components of traction electrification stray current/corrosion control and monitoring equipment. This includes periodic visual, electrical and mechanical inspections of components that affect safe and reliable operation. This standard also identifies the necessary qualifications for rail transit system employees or contractors who perform periodic inspection, maintenance and testing tasks.

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