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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Planning and Design for Fire and Smoke Incidents in Underground Passenger Rail Systems. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24691.
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58 Acronyms ADA Americans with Disabilities Act AHJ Authority Having Jurisdiction BSI British Standards Institute CCTV Closed circuit television CD/CD-ROM Compact disc CDRL Contract Data Requirements List CEVA Cornavin-Eaux-Vives-Annemasse CFAST Consolidated Model of Fire and Smoke Transport CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics CFR Code of Federal Regulations CO Carbon monoxide DSTT Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel EMS Emergency Medical Services FD Fire department GCRTA Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority HMI Human–machine interface HRR Heat release rate HRV Heavy rail vehicle IBC International Building Code ICS Incident Command System IFC International Fire Code IOP Input/output processor kW Kilowatt LRT Light rail transit LRV Light rail vehicle MARTA Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority MW Megawatt NFPA National Fire Protection Association NIMS National Incident Management System NTD National Transit Database OCC Operations Control Center OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration OTES Opposite-double air curtain ventilation-assisted tunnel evacuation system PATH Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation QA Quality assurance ROCC Rail Operations Control Center RRT Rapid rail transit RSCC Rail Service Control Center SCADA Supervisory control and data acquisition SOP Standard operating procedure WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 124: Planning and Design for Fire and Smoke Incidents in Underground Passenger Rail Systems documents the state-of-the-practice to address fire and smoke incidents. Fires in underground passenger rail tunnels require implementation of different measures in order to provide safety for the passengers and ensure structural and system integrity of the facilities and operating infrastructure. The publication addresses planning, design, and operations to address fire and smoke incidents, and identifies current practices including lessons learned, challenges, and gaps in information.

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