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File #: 2018-0503   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/27/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action:
Title: AWARD a 60-month indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery Contract No. MA48386000 to Knorr-Bremse PowerTech to overhaul up to 42 Static Converter LVPS Assemblies for the A650 Option Rail Vehicle for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,308,394, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Contracts, Customer service, Maintenance, Malfunction, Procurement, Rail Fleet Services, Rolling stock, Safety, State Of Good Repair, Strategic planning, Subway Railcar Midlife Overhaulte-New Project Set-Up (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0673
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: A650 STATIC CONVERTER LOW VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY (LVPS) ASSEMBLY (OPTION-BUY FLEET)

Action
ACTION: CONTRACT AWARD

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AWARD a 60-month indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery Contract No. MA48386000 to Knorr-Bremse PowerTech to overhaul up to 42 Static Converter LVPS Assemblies for the A650 Option Rail Vehicle for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,308,394, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Issue
ISSUE

The Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) establishes a timeline for vehicle maintenance and major systems overhauls in order to maintain the safety and level of performance of their vehicles.

Implementation of this overhaul program helps ensure the A650 Option-buy fleet remains in a constant State of Good Repair (SGR) by overhauling multiple systems on the vehicles including friction brake, doors, gear units, traction motors, trucks and suspension, LVPS and coupler systems. Completing this scheduled overhaul will ensure equipment safety, performance and longevity of the rail cars.

Background
BACKGROUND

The Breda A650 Option-Buy Heavy Rail Vehicle Fleet is in its 21st year of revenue service operations with an average per car mileage of over 1.4 million miles, accumulated fleet mileage of over 98 million miles with consistent performance, and a reliable safety record. The A650 fleet, consisting of 74 rail cars, is due for the acquisition of Static Converter LVPS overhaul services per the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and Metro Engineering's recommendations. The LVPS overhaul is one of fourteen vehicle systems to be overhauled which require procurement contracts.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The LVPS assembly consists of electronic and high voltage electrical components that convert nominal 750 Vdc to 37.5 Vdc while providing power to the low voltage circuits for battery charging, emergency lighting, and supply...

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