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File #: 2018-0670   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/1/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 1/17/2019 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to increase the Life-of-Project (LOP) budget to Contract No. A650-2015, for the Heavy Rail Vehicle Overhaul and Critical Component Replacement Program (OCCRP), by $12,399,908 increasing the total Life-of-Project (LOP) budget from $86,662,000 to $99,061,908 as funded per attachment C; and B. APPROVING Modification No. 3 to Contract A650-2015, with Talgo Inc., for the design and installation of the Train-To-Wayside Communication (TWC) System in the firm-fixed price amount of $2,044,908.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Budget, Contracts, Division 20, Federal Transit Administration, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Red Line, Perform Midlife Repairs On Heavy Railcar Vehicles (Project), Procurement, Program, Project, Rail Operations Control Center, Safety, Strategic planning, Ticket vending machines
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, 2019-0035
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REVISED
OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
JANUARY 17, 2019

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

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to increase the Life-of-Project (LOP) budget to Contract No. A650-2015, for the Heavy Rail Vehicle Overhaul and Critical Component Replacement Program (OCCRP), by $12,399,908 increasing the total Life-of-Project (LOP) budget from $86,662,000 to $99,061,908 as funded per attachment C; and

B. APPROVING Modification No. 3 to Contract A650-2015, with Talgo Inc., for the design and installation of the Train-To-Wayside Communication (TWC) System in the firm-fixed price amount of $2,044,908.
Issue
ISSUE

An on-board, vehicle TWC system is required to permit continued operation through the Division 20 Portal, Turnback and Storage tracks in the event of a TWC system failure at the Rail Operations Center (ROC).

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 included a Wayside Push Button in lieu of a TWC system. In the event of a system failure at the ROC, the Wayside Push Button is used to permit local routing of the vehicles to and from the mainline.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The Purple Line Extensions (Sections 1, 2 and 3) and Division 20 Portal, Turnback, Storage Project will have a TWC system installed to permit remote routing of trains from the ROC and ensure compliance with the improved headway requirements. In the event of a system failure at the ROC, an on-board, vehicle TWC system is required to permit local routing of the vehicles to and from the mainline.

The HR4000 HRVs will be delivered with a compatible TWC system. To ensure system and operational reliability, it is recommended that the 74 Option A650 HRVs currently un...

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