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Equipment Package: On-board Maintenance

Description: This equipment package provides the capability to use transit vehicle mileage data to automatically generate preventative maintenance schedules for each specific bus by utilizing vehicle tracking data and storing with a trip computer. It also provides the capability for real-time condition monitoring on board the vehicle, and transmission of this information via two-way communication to the management center.
Included In: NFTA Fixed Route Transit Vehicles
NFTA Light Rail Vehicles
NFTA Paratransit Vehicles
Niagara Falls Paratransit Vehicles
Niagara Falls Transit Vehicles
School District Buses
St. Catharines Transit Vehicles
Welland Transit Vehicles
General Functional Requirements 1 - The transit vehicle shall collect and process vehicle mileage data available to sensors on-board.
2 - The transit vehicle shall collect and process the transit vehicle's operating conditions such as engine temperature, oil pressure, brake wear, internal lighting, environmental controls, etc.
3 - The transit vehicle shall transmit vehicle maintenance data to the center to be used for scheduling future vehicle maintenance.

Last updated: 11-18-05