Smart DC Stray Current Monitoring and Reduction in Railway System

Title of I&T Wish Smart DC Stray Current Monitoring and Reduction in Railway System
(REF : W-0015)
Project Summary and Challenges

The objective of the project is to establish a monitoring system for DC stray current in the MTR railway system and to propose reduction measures.

The project shall:

  • Analyse the root causes of DC stray current;
  • Propose measures to reduce DC stray current with reference to international standards;
  • Develop an online continuous monitoring system for DC stray current and find out the key factors that affect railway safety; and
  • Provide early warning to the train driver and operation control centre when abnormal conditions are detected.
Expected Outcome To develop a system for effective monitor and reduction of dc stray current in railway system
Expected Project Duration 12 months
Contact Information

Contact Person: Mr Ho Wai Yip

Position: Senior Engineer

Tel: 2808 3763

Email: howy@emsd.gov.hk

Project Deliverables

Development of an online monitoring system for DC stray current in the railway system