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Safety Advisory 2023-03; Accident Mitigation and Train Length
Keywords: Safety Advisory, train makeup, train handling, braking, EOT device communications, radio communication
Safety Advisory 2023-01; Evaluation of Policies and Procedures Related to the Use and Maintenance of Hot Bearing Wayside Detectors
Keywords: Safety Advisory, wayside detector, hot bearing
Safety Advisory 2022–02; Addressing Unintended Train Brake Release
Keywords: Safety Advisory, Brakes
Use of Portable Derails
Keywords: portable derail, track safety
Keywords: Norfolk Southern Railway, NS, derailment, broken rim, catastrophic failure
Abstract: On March 5, 2022, at 1:58. a.m., EST, a Norfolk Southern (NS) freight train (Y92H202) derailed at Milepost 71 on the Northeast Corridor in Perryman, Maryland, resulting in 20...
On March 5, 2022, at 1:58. a.m., EST, a Norfolk Southern (NS) freight train (Y92H202) derailed at Milepost 71 on the Northeast Corridor in Perryman, Maryland, resulting in 20...