Flashcards in Rescue Ops Bulletin 9 Deck (19)
Where the power is conveyed to the streetcar from the OCS
Traction power sub station
Function of the TPSS
Step down 13,000 ac volts from Pepco to 750V DC.
Height of catenary lines above grade
Streetcar control center
How do you shut down a TPSS?
At the emergency shutdown box outside the station, press the red button
What's the minimum safe distance to stay away from catenary power lines?
3 power sources for streetcars
Aux batteries for 24V (inekon cars only)
How long can capacitors on top of streetcars stay energized after catenary power is removed?
Up to 5 mins
Where is the switch to discharge the capacitors on streetcars?
There isn't one.
What's the quickest way to de energize a streetcar?
Lower the pantograph
How can the pantograph be manually lowered?
By a hand crank located in cab A behind the operator
What is the track dimensions?
Standard rail width 4' 8.5"
How are wheels chocked on a streetcar?
2 chocks per wheel on each track. (4 total)
Response for pedestrian struck
1 E, 1 T, bfc, ALS unit, ems supervisor
Response for Mva involving streetcar
2E, 1T, BFc, bls unit
Response for streetcar Mva or pedestrian struck and entrapped
2E, 1T, bfc, rescue squad, ALS unit, ems supervisor
Response for streetcar fire
2E, 1T, bfc