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File #: 2018-0486   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/24/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 2 to Contract No. A650-2015, with Talgo Inc. for the Heavy Rail Vehicle Overhaul and Critical Component Replacement Program (OCCRP), for the design and installation of an on-board Mist Fire Suppression System (MFSS) on 74 A650 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRV) in the firm-fixed price amount of $10,355,000 for a total contract value not-to-exceed $83,325,494. The inclusion of the MFSS into the OCCRP will extend the period of performance by eight months.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Contracts, Federal Transit Administration, Guidelines, Perform Midlife Repairs On Heavy Railcar Vehicles (Project), Procurement, Program, Protection, Rolling stock, Safety, Strategic planning, Ticket vending machines, Vehicle fires
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification Log, 3. Attachment C - Funding and Expenditure Plan, 4. Attachment D - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0673
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: A650-2015, HEAVY RAIL VEHICLE OVERHAUL AND CRITICAL COMPONENT REPLACEMENT PROGRAM

Action
ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 2 to Contract No. A650-2015, with Talgo Inc. for the Heavy Rail Vehicle Overhaul and Critical Component Replacement Program (OCCRP), for the design and installation of an on-board Mist Fire Suppression System (MFSS) on 74 A650 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRV) in the firm-fixed price amount of $10,355,000 for a total contract value not-to-exceed $83,325,494. The inclusion of the MFSS into the OCCRP will extend the period of performance by eight months.
Issue
ISSUE

Metro places a high priority on the safety of our customers, the public and our employees. To that extent, there has been a constant focus on taking proactive measures to maintain our infrastructure and seek out innovative approaches to prevent casualties on our rail system. Underground tunnel fires are extremely dangerous to human health and safety because smoke accumulates very quickly in such a confined space. The severity of an underground fire is demonstrated by the Daegu subway fire in which an arsonist set fire to a train stopped at a station of the Daegu Metropolitan Subway in Daegu, South Korea. The fire occurred on February 18, 2003, and killed 192 people, while injuring another 151 people. Hence, there is a need to improve fire suppression technology industry-wide to mitigate against such consequences.

Background
BACKGROUND
The Metro Red Line, which opened in January 1993, was designed to the latest standards available in the 1980's and early 1990's. The design includes ventilation zones to help exhaust smoke that may accumulate in the event of fires in the tunnels. Given the planned service expansions, these existing measures may not be sufficient in the ...

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