Traction Electrification Distribution System Inspection, Maintenance and Testing


This standard provides minimum requirements for inspecting, maintaining and testing rail transit system traction electrification distribution systems and subsystems.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-FS-S-006-03 Rev. 2 12/06/2017 Published Current


distribution, inspection, maintenance, rail transit system, substation, traction electrification, training, qualifications


This document establishes a standard for the periodic inspection, maintenance and testing of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) traction electrification distribution systems. 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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