Standard Practice for Determining Rail-to-Earth Resistance
|Publication Date:||10 December 1999|
|ICS Code (Equipment for railway/cableway construction and maintenance):||45.120|
1.1 This practice covers the procedures necessary to follow for measuring resistance-to-earth of the running rails which are used as the conductors for returning the train operating current to the substation in electric mass transit systems.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.