Metro-North Railroad – Traction Power MOD’s
- Client: MTA, Metro-North Railroad
- Project Value: $17,930,000
TC Electric furnished and installed materials, manufactured equipment, hardware and software to construct a fiber optic-based automation system for the indication and control of motor-operated disconnect switches (MOD’s) for third rail applications, DC traction power feeder modifications, and electrical service equipment at the M50 Substation. This included modifications and the supply and installation of traction power cables and conduits necessary for the operation of the system.
In addition to the MOD work, the work included the partial replacement of 13.2kV cables and conduit, the installation of control wires and conduit, installation of Fiber Optic Cable and conduit, and the removal of the associated feeders control wires, and conduits. The work included diverse segments of 13.2 KV feeders between Transformer Houses 5 and 7, between Transformer Houses 7 and 9 and between Transformer Houses 1 and 3.
TC was responsible for the low voltage relocation at the 52 Vanderbilt power house, the removal and relocation of the traction power cables in the Madison Avenue Yard Area and the demolition and removal of medium voltage, control, fiber optic, low voltage conduit and cables, abandoned conduits and equipment.