Date: Sep 21th, 2021, 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (MDT)
Presented by: Fernando Soares, B. Eng., of Powell Canada
Most mass transit rail systems operate using high power DC sources to power the operating trains carrying passengers. The DC power is supplied by what are called DC Traction Power Substations (TPSS). These specialized substations have the necessary equipment to safely and reliably convert incoming AC power into outgoing DC power to feed the rail system. This webinar discusses the basic power equipment elements, applicable industry standards as well as industry practices applied to DC Traction Power Substations found across North America with a focus on Light Rail DC Traction Power Substations.