Metro Rail Inspection of electrical installation
Inspection of electrical installation – (1) The Commissioner shall inspect the following for electrical installations on the metro railway proposed to be opened for the public carriage of passengers, keeping in view the essentially of services and safety of passengers, namely:-
(a) protection systems of substation.
(b) earthing and bonding of installation.
(c) electromagnetic interferences to ensure that these are within limits. and
(d) essential services to ensure that these would run in case of major break downs.
(e) (i) electrical clearances.
(ii) implantation of masts or third rail and other structures.
(iii) caution and danger notice boards for public.
(iv) assurance Registers signed by various metro railway staff of their knowledge of working in electrified traction area.
(v) maintenance facilities and manpower. and
(vi) fire fighting measures.
(vii) measures provided to control stray current and corrosion of steel reinforcement of the structures, provision of shrouds in case of third rail DC traction system.
(f) Any other item, as he may consider fit for safety of passengers.
(2) During inspection particular attention shall be paid to the safety and operational aspects of the train movements and to see that staff are in possession of statutory rule books; instruction books, registers, forms, etc. and the Operations, Electrical, Permanent Way, Signalling and Train Control and Telecommunication staff are fully acquainted with the duties to be carried out after electric traction is introduced.
Inspection of rolling stock – The Commissioner shall inspect the following items of the rolling stock proposed to be used on the metro railway keeping in view the safety of travelling public on metro railway system proposed to be opened, namely:-
(a) important systems like traction, braking etc.
(b) safety items like dead-man handle or vigilance device, door operations, etc.
(c) facilities for evacuation of passengers in case of emergencies.
(d) system of operation and train control.
(e) fire prevention measures.
(f) communication between Train Operator and passengers. and
(g) any other item, as he may consider fit for safety of passengers.
Inspection of Signalling and telecom facilities – The Commissioner shall inspect the following items of the signalling and telecom facilities keeping in view the safety of travelling public, proposed to be used on metro railway system proposed to be opened, namely:-
(a) fail-safe features of the signalling system.
(b) Signal and Telecommunication installations satisfying the requirements of electric traction. and
(c) any other item, as he may consider fit for the safety of the passengers.
Inspection of facilities for relief of passengers in emergencies – The Commissioner shall check the following facilities for relief of passengers in case of emergency namely:-
(i) in-house facilities and preparedness to combat emergencies.
(ii) communication and arrangements with outside relief agencies.
(iii) availability of competency certificate with metro railway officials connected with the metro operations. and
(iv) any other item, as he may consider fit for safety of passengers.
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