Investigation of Substation Fire
Interactive Elements investigated a fire in a substation on the new St. Claire Extension of BSDA's (now MetroLink light rail system. The investigation identified primary causes, contributing factors, and organizational issues. The investigation focused on the design, fabrication, and installation of the catenary electric traction power system, the power distribution system, and associated car-borne subsystems.
Agencies Involved: MetroLink (St. Louis)
Areas of Expertise: Railroad Systems and Track, Safety