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Traction Power

Our planning, design, and construction management experience for traction power substations includes substation design services, equipment selection, building/enclosures design, including 750/800 VDC and 480 VAC systems,  simulation/modeling, relay coordination, coordination with vehicle and power rail/third rail/OCS design, feeder conduit/cable, track negative return bonding, and SCADA/network systems integration.  We provide construction management services for these power distribution systems, including site inspections for design conformance, sectionalization testing, hi pot testing, and performance/integration testing with vehicles under design conditions.  Our engineering services include System Design/Construction, Site Engineering, Systems Integration, Construction Management, and Testing and Commissioning.

  • Substation sizing and design
  • Equipment Specification/Selection
  • Buildings/Enclosure design
  • 750/800 VDC, 480 VAC
  • Simulation, Modeling
  • Relay Coordination
  • Sectionalization Design, Failure Management
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Existing utilities coordination
  • System ductbanks
  • Retaining wall, driveway, fencing, irrigation/landscaping design
  • Project coordination during construction
  • Traction Power track bonding and negative returns
  • Combined system ductbank, conduits, manholes/vaults coordination
  • Traction Power conduits and feeders coordination
  • SCADA Integration for monitoring and control
  • Site Inspections
  • Existing Utility Coordination
  • Assistance managing differing site conditions
  • Response to RFIs, Submittals, Contractor Design Review
  • Resident Engineers, Contract Administration
  • Test Procedure Development
  • Sectionalization Testing Support
  • Hi Pot Testing Support
  • Performance/Integration testing with vehicles under design conditions

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