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


Project Description:

  • $9.2B project with FTA Section 5309 New Starts Revenue $1.55B FFGA
  • Twenty (20) miles, dual track rail system on an elevated alignment with the exception of .6 miles at grade right-of-way
  • Third rail Traction Electrification System (TES) with a Traction Power Back-up Generator System and an Uninterrupted Power Supply System
  • Twenty (20) elevated and one (1) at grade 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
  • A Platform Screen Gate System (PSGS) controlling access into the rail vehicles
  • Maintenance Storage Facility (MSF) with the Rail Operations Center (ROC) and Wheel Truing, Vehicle Wash, and MOW facilities.
  • Eighty (80) fully automated (driverless) rail vehicles; 20 trainsets using 4 car train configurations with 800 passenger capacity and open gangways
  • Train Control (ATC) system consisting of Automatic Train Protection (ATP), Automatic Train Operations, and Automatic Train Supervision (ATS)
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System
  • Ticket vending machines with fare collection turnstile system

Role in This Project:

As a sub-contractor to Lawson and Associates, Inc., K&J is providing 2-fulltime personnel to provide safety and security certification management and support services to HART Safety and Security for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project

2020

Planned Certification Activities:
  • Update the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 10
  • Update the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 9
  • Issue interim certification (IC) certificates for the following key certification milestones:
    • PV-09, 08, 11, 13 Delivery, Bogies and Coupler Verifications
    • PV-05, 06, 12, 10, 09, 08, 11, 13 IC to enter Dynamic Testing
    • PV-05, 06, 12, 10, 09, 08, 11, 13 IC Pre-Revue Service
    • MSF Yard – Systems Fully Operational
    • Segment 1 – Aloha to East Kapolei Stations - Systems Fully Operational
  • Issue final certification certificates for the following project components:
    • Farrington Highway Station Group (FHSG) Civil Contract
    • West Oahu Station Group (WOSG) Civil Contract
    • Kamehameha Highway Station Group (KHSG) Civil Contract
    • Guideway and Trackwork for Segment 1
    • MSF Rail Operations Center Final Certificate
    • Nine (9) MOW support vehicles
    • Traction Power Backup Generators
    • Final Certificates for 6 Passenger Vehicles
    • Fare Collection
    • Art in Transit
    • Operations
    • Elevators and Escalators
    • Passenger Screen Gate System
    • Communication and Control
    • SCADA
    • ATC & Signal
    • Traction Electrification System
    • Project Certificate for Interim Revenue Service - Segment 1 – Aloha to East Kapolei Stations
  • Airport Guideway and Stations DCCC and CSCC verification
  • City Center Utilities Relocation DCCC and CSCC verification
  • Facilitate and document the HART Safety and Security Committee and Working Group meetings.

2019

Key Certification Tasks Completed:
  • Update the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 9
  • Update the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 8
  • Issue interim certification (IC) certificates for the following key certification milestones:
    • PV-04, 05, 06, 12, 10 Delivery, Bogies and Coupler Verifications
    • PV-03, 04, 05, 06 IC to enter Dynamic Testing
    • MSF Yard – Systems Fully Operational
    • PV Manual Operations - Functional Track
    • Functional Track – Systems Fully Operational
  • Issue final certification certificates for the following project components:
    • CS YCB Civil Contract
    • DB-120 WOFH Guideway Civil Contract
    • DB-320 KHG Guideway Civil Contract
    • FD-340 and DBB-385 Ramp H2R2 Civil Contract
    • Three (3) MOW support vehicles
    • Farrington Highway Station Group (FHSG) Civil Contract
    • West Oahu Station Group (WOSG) Civil Contract
    • Kamehameha Highway Station Group (KHSG) Civil Contract
  • Airport Guideway and Stations DCCC and CSCC verification
  • Facilitate and document the Safety and Security Certification related committees and working groups meetings.

2018

Key certification tasks completed:
  • Update the project Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) Rev 8
  • Update the project Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP) Rev 7
  • Issue interim certification (IC) certificates for the following key certification milestones:
    • PV-002, 003, 004, Bogies Delivery, 7 set of bogies for each Train set
    • PV-002, 003IC to enter Dynamic Testing
    • PV Manual Driving and Operations from OSB to Dynamic Section IC
  • Issue final certification certificates for the following project components:
    • CS YCB Civil Contract
    • FD-340 and DBB-385 Ramp H2R2 Civil Contract
    • NiteQ Shunter Vehicle (Rail Car Mover)
  • Facilitate and document the Safety and Security Review Committee (SSRC) meetings
  • Facilitate and document the Safety and Security Certification Working Group (SSCWG) meetings
  • Facilitate and document the Project Fire Life Safety and Security Working Group (FLSSWG) meetings
  • Facilitate and document 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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