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1

Pantograph

Where the power is conveyed to the streetcar from the OCS

2

TPSS

Traction power sub station

3

Function of the TPSS

Step down 13,000 ac volts from Pepco to 750V DC.

4

Height of catenary lines above grade

20'

5

SCC

Streetcar control center

6

How do you shut down a TPSS?

At the emergency shutdown box outside the station, press the red button

7

What's the minimum safe distance to stay away from catenary power lines?

10'

8

3 power sources for streetcars

OCS
Main batteries
Aux batteries for 24V (inekon cars only)

9

How long can capacitors on top of streetcars stay energized after catenary power is removed?

Up to 5 mins

10

Where is the switch to discharge the capacitors on streetcars?

There isn't one.

11

What's the quickest way to de energize a streetcar?

Lower the pantograph

12

How can the pantograph be manually lowered?

By a hand crank located in cab A behind the operator

13

What is the track dimensions?

Standard rail width 4' 8.5"

14

How are wheels chocked on a streetcar?

2 chocks per wheel on each track. (4 total)

15

Response for pedestrian struck

1 E, 1 T, bfc, ALS unit, ems supervisor

16

Response for Mva involving streetcar

2E, 1T, BFc, bls unit

17

Response for streetcar Mva or pedestrian struck and entrapped

2E, 1T, bfc, rescue squad, ALS unit, ems supervisor

18

Response for streetcar fire

2E, 1T, bfc

19

OCS

Overhead catenary system