CHAPTER III

OVERHEAD EQUIPMENT

Para No. Subject
20300           Introduction
. I. ORGANIZATION
20301 Duties of Chief Traction Foreman-CTFO (OHE)
20302 Duties of Field Supervisors
20303 Linesman
. II. GUIDING NOTES ON MAINTENANCE
20304 Introduction
20305 Out of Plumb Masts
20306 Rail level and Setting Distance
20307 Contact Wire Hard Spots and Wear
20308 Sparking During Current Collection
20309 Contact Wire Wear
20310 Splice Fittings
20311 Section Insulator Assembly
20312 Short Neutral Section Assembly
20313 Jumper Connections
20314 Environmental Effect on OHE
20315 Clearances in Tunnels and Other Overline Structures
20316 Regulating Equipment
20317 OHE Inspection Car (Tower Wagon)
20318 Salient Features of OHE Inspection Cars
20319 Rules for Operation of OHE Inspection Car
. III. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
20320 Schedule of Inspections
20321 General
20322 Foot Patrolling of OHE
20323 Trolley Inspection of OHE
20324 Current Collection Tests
20325 Special Checks
20326 Annual Maintenance and Checks by OHE Inspection Car
20327  Integrated Blocks
20328 Re-tensioning of Unregulated OHE.
20329 Periodical Overhaul
20330 Rehabilitation of OHE
20331 Transmission Lines
. IV. SAFETY RULES
20332 General
20333 Documents to be kept with OHE Supervisors for Work on OHE.
20334 Permit to Work
20335 Protection of Staff Against Traffic Movement and Protection of Trains.
20336 Earthing Before Commencement of Work
20337 Procedure for Providing Temporary Earth.
20338 Precautions in Regard to Discharge/Earthing Pole Assembly
20339 Work on OHE or any Conductor Having Sectioning Point.
20340 Protective Helmets
20341 Safety Belt
20342 Rules for use of Ladders
20343 Other Important Precautions to be Taken While Carrying out Works on OHE.
20344 Procedures for Effecting Shut-down for Work on Auxiliary Transformers.
20345 Work on Overhead Lines running parallel to Electrified Tracks.
20346 Isolation of Booster Transformers
20347 Isolators
20348 Petroleum Sidings.
. V. FORMS AND REGISTERS
20349 Records to be maintained