METROLINK/SCRRA PTC DEPLOYMENT
Safety Engineer - Contractor
Southern California Regional Rail Authority, Los Angeles, CA, USA
November 2010 – Current
Safety Engineer for the Vendor/Integrator Team – Metrolink PTC Deployment
Southern California Regional Rail Authority’s (SCRRA) implementation a of Positive Train Control (PTC) system on its Metrolink rail system is a multi-year project scheduled for in-service operation by the end of 2013. This system satisfies the PTC mandate (FRA Part 236i) and is under FRA jurisdiction. This project is to provide safety program services to SCRRA in support of their PTC system deployment.
RSC is a subcontractor to the system integrator of the project. RSC is developing the PTC Safety Plan to meet the FRA requirements and achieve system certification. Further, RSC is developing safety related documentation and hazard analysis activities in support of the PTCSP.
Specific project elements include: management of safety related materials and submission to the FRA, development and management of the PTC Safety Plan and its supporting materials, Hazard Analysis activites of the PTC system as implemented, support of all FRA subbmission and PTC certification support. RSC also developed a process for human factors analysis of in-cab human interfaces.