Support for Automotive Railcar Acquisition by Metrolinx

Support for Automotive Railcar Acquisition by Metrolinx

Provide support for the acquisition of diesel-fuelled railcars (DMU) for the new shuttle service between the downtown Toronto and the airport.

The support included: preparing technical specifications, performance simulations, conducting risk analysis, preparing a mitigation plan, design review and qualification testing supervision on Metrolinx specific systems.

DESCRIPTION

  • Establish performance requirements;
  • Define the equipment specific to Metrolinx;
  • Prepare the technical specifications based on the joint acquisition with SMART (California);
  • Validate performance simulations;
  • Analyse braking distances;
  • Risk analysis and mitigation plan.
  • Design reviews on platform door system on-board equipment, on track circuit assistant system and on end of line protection.
  • Supervise qualification on track circuit assistant system, end of line protection and track worthiness analysis and testing.
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