Safety and Security Certification Program Support to HART for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, Design and Construction Phases


Project Description:

  • Approximately 20 miles, dual track rail system on an elevated alignment with the exception of 3,700 linera feet (.6 mile)
  • Third rail power configuration
  • Twenty one (21) elevated rail stations with 4 planned park and ride lots with 4,100 parking spaces
  • Four (4) new bus transit centers co-located at selected rail stations
  • An automated contolled gate system on the platform edge controlling access into the rail vehicles
  • 43 acres for a maintenance and storage facility which includes the rail operations control center
  • 80 fully automated rail vehicles, 20 - one 4 car train configuration with 800 passenger capacity
  • Automatic Train Control (ATC) system consisting of Automatic Train Protection (ATP), Automatic Train Operations, and Automatic Train Supervision (ATS)
  • Ticket vending machines with fare collection turnstile system

Role in This Project:

As a subcontractor to Lawson and Associates, Inc., K & J will be providing the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) with Safety and Security Certification support services for the $5.2B Honolulu Rail Transit Project. The project consists of approximately 20 miles of elevated alignment, 21 rail stations, maintenance and operations facilities, park and ride lots, bus transit centers, and 80 fully automated rail vehicles.

2018 Planned Activities

1. Update the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 8

2. Update the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 7

3. Issue interim certification (IC) certificates for the following key certification milestones:
  • PT-003, 004, 005, 006 Bogies Delivery, 7 set of bogies for each Train set
  • Functional Section Test Track
  • PT-003, 004, 005, 006 IC to enter Dynamic Testing
  • MSF TES activation
4. Issue final certification certificates for the following project components:
  • CS YCB Civil Contract
  • 11 MOW Support Vehicles
  • FD-340 and DBB-385 Ramp H2R2 Civil Contract
  • DB-120 WOFH Guideway Civil Contract
  • DB-320 KHG Guideway Civil Contract

5. Support the Safety and Security Review Committee (SSRC) meetings

6. Support the Safety and Security Certification Working Group (SSCWG) meetings

7. Support the Project Fire Life Safety Working Group (FLSWG) meetings

8. Support the Interim Certification Working Group (ICWG) meetings

2017

1. Updated the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 7

2. Updated the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 6

3. Updated the project Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA) Rev. 2

4. Performed DCCC and CSCC/STCC verification on all active project components

5. Development of a certification document configuration management system for easy access and audit purposes

6. Development of detail verification status tracking log with automated reporting features

7. Development of a Safety and Security Certification Verification Report (SSCVR) framework

8. Issued final visual verification reports for:
  • Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF)
  • West Oahu Farrington Highway (WOFH) Guideway
  • Kamehameha Highway Guideway (KHG)
  • H2R2 Ramp
9. Issued interim certification (IC) certificates for the following key certification milestones:
  • PT-001 Bogies Delivery #2 IC, 7 set of bogies
  • PT-002 Delivery
  • Dynamic Section Test Track
  • PT-001, IC to enter Dynamic Testing
  • PT-001, IC Dead Car Pull
  • MSF TES
10. Issued final certification certificates for the following project components:
  • DB-200 MSF and rail yard – civil contract only
  • FD-430 and DBB-505, Airport Section Utilities Relocation
11. Supported the Safety and Security Review Committee (SSRC) meetings

12. Supported the Safety and Security Certification Working Group (SSCWG) meetings

13. Supported the Project Fire Life Safety Working Group (FLSWG) meetings

14. Supported the Operational Readiness Working Group (ORWG) meetings

15. Supported the Interim Certification Working Group (ICWG) meetings

2016

  • Developed the Core Systems Specification Testing Conformance Checklists (STCC) for all sub-systems and Systems Integrated Testing
  • Developed new certification status reports
  • Issued Interim Certification Certificates for the following key certification milestones:
    • Three (3) – MOW Vehicles Delivery & M-7, M-2, M-1 MSF Tracks
    • MSF Yard M-4 and M-6 Tracks
    • PT-001 Delivery, OSB, M-5/M-4 Tracks, ORCC, MOW MPV
    • Five (5) – MOW Vehicles Delivery
    • MOW Facility Early Occupancy
    • MSF Civil IC Certificate - Tracks and Facilities
    • PT-001 Bogies Delivery #1 IC, 1 set of bogies - wheel sets 21 & 29
  • Performed Design Criteria Conformance Checklist (DCCC) verifications on the following project components:
    • MI-900 Fare Collection System
    • MI-930, Elevators (Stations)
    • MI-930, Escalators (Stations)
    • Passenger Trains
    • Traction Electrification System (TES)
    • Four (4) MOW vehicles
    • Automatic Train Control (ATC)
    • Supervisory C&D Acquisition (SCADA)
    • Platform Screen Gate System (PSGS)
  • Performed Construction Specification Conformance Checklist (CSCC) verifications on the following active project components:
    • DB-200, MSF and Rail Yard
    • DB-120, WOFH Guideway
    • DB-320, KHG Guideway
    • DBB-385, H2R2 Ramps
    • DBB-271, Farrington Hwy Station Group (FHSG)
    • DBB-505, Airport Utilities – Construction
    • Yard Control Bungalow (YCB) CSC Civil - Contract
  • Performed Specification Testing Conformance Checklist (STCC) verification on the following project components:
    • MOW Vehicles (8-support vehicles) overall
    • Passenger Trains (PT)/Cars – General Requirements
    • Traction Electrification System (TES) – General Requirements
    • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) – General Requirements
    • Communication Systems – General Requirements
    • Fire Detection Alarm System (FDAS) – General Requirements
    • Platform Screen Gate System (PSGS) – General Requirements
    • ATC / SCADA – General Requirements – General Requirements
    • System Integration Testing (SIT) & Demonstration
  • Performed Operational Readiness Conformance Checklist (ORCC) verification
  • Developed DCCCs for the following project components:
    • DB-450, Airport Guideway and Stations
    • DB-550, City Center Guideway and Stations
    • DB-275, Pearl Highlands Parking Structure/ Bus Transit Center
    • DBB-600, West O‘ahu Park & Ride
    • AP00 Art-in-Transit
  • Developed CSCC for the following project components:
    • MI-900 Fare Collection System
    • AP00 Art-in-Transit
  • Supported the Safety and Security Review Committee (SSRC) meetings
  • Supported the Safety and Security Certification Working Group (SSCWG) meetings
  • Supported the Project Fire Life Safety Working Group (FLSWG) meetings
  • Supported the Operational Readiness Working Group (ORWG) meetings
  • Supported the Interim Certification Working Group meetings

2014-2015

Key certification tasks completed:
  • Issued final certification certificates for FD-430 and DBB-525 contracts, Airport Section - 7-drilled shafts
  • Updated the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 5
  • Update the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 4
  • Updated the project Threat and Vulnerability (TVA)
  • Performed design criteria conformance checklist verifications on the following contracts:
    • DB-120, West Oahu Farrington Highway (WOFH) civil Guideway
    • DB-200, Maintenance Storage Facility (MSF) and storage yard
    • DB-320, Kamehameha Highway Guideway (KHG)
    • FD-430, Airport Utilities
  • Developed draft Construction Specification Conformance Checklists (CSCC) for civil projects and Specification Testing Conformance Checklists (STCC) for Core Systems contracts as follows:
    • DB-120, West Oahu Farrington Highway (WOFH) civil Guideway
    • DB-200, Maintenance Storage Facility (MSF) and storage yard
    • DB-320, Kamehameha Highway Guideway (KHG)
    • FD-430, Airport Utilities
    • FD-140, West Oahu Station Group (WOSG)
    • FD-240, Farrington Highway Station Group (FHSG)
    • FD-340, Kamehameha Highway Station Group (KHSG)
    • DB-xxx, Airport Stations Group ASG)
    • DB-xxx, Dillingham & Kaka’ako Stations Group (DKSG)
    • Traction Electrification System (TES)
    • MOW Vehicles
    • Passenger Vehicles 1) General Requirements that applies to all vehicles 2) Interim Certification to enter Dynamic testing
  • Developed the Operational Readiness Conformance Checklist (ORCC)
  • Supported the Safety and Security Review Committee (SSRC) meetings
  • Supported the Safety and Security Certification Working Group (SSCWG) meetings
  • Supported the Project Fire Life Safety Working Group (FLSWG) meetings
  • Provided safety and security related inputs for design reviews, operational readiness reviews, emergency drills, test plans, and start-up plans
  • Performed audits of the implementation of the SSMP and SSCP at the contractor level.

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