Keywords: positive train control, PTC, interface design issue, locomotive, cab car, braking systems
Abstract: With the recent switching fatalities, the SOFA Working Group is concerned by the 159 injuries that occurred August 2019 through August, 2020 and...
With the recent switching fatalities, the SOFA Working Group is concerned by the 159 injuries that occurred August 2019 through August, 2020 and...
Keywords: grade crossing incident; highway-rail grade crossing collision; Union Pacific; Athens, TX; school bus
Abstract: At 4:06 p.m., CST, a Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) westbound mixed freight train MPBLF-24 (Train 1), with 2 engines and 54 cars, collided with a southbound Athens...
Keywords: derailment; Norfolk Southern Railway Company; Pittsburgh, PA; human factors; track
Abstract: At 1:02 p.m., EDT, a Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) intermodal train 21QC105 (Train 1) derailed seven double-stack articulated intermodal cars with three wells each. Train...