Keywords: Advanced Technology Safety Initiative, ATSI, derailment cause, final alert, high impact wheel loads, Truck Hunting Detector, THD, wayside detection, Wheel Impact Load Detector, WILD, Truck Performance Detector, TPD, rolling stock, derailments, accidents
Keywords: Crossing safety, crossing monitoring, first responders, delay time, train signal, artificial intelligence, train control
Abstract: Researchers developed i-CATSS to detect and predict highway-rail blockages and provide first responders with real-time information of traffic conditions at crossings.
Keywords: Rail car, egress model, simulation, passenger evacuations, passenger rail, analysis, Pathfinder, railEXODUS, rolling stock
Keywords: Acoustic Warning Device, AWD, air horn, variable directivity, grade crossing, sound beam steering, speaker array, locomotive, detectability, noise reduction
Abstract: This summarizes the R&D of a variable directivity Acoustic Warning Device (AWD) used as a locomotive horn and a GPS to control an arrangement of directional loudspeakers....
This summarizes the R&D of a variable directivity Acoustic Warning Device (AWD) used as a locomotive horn and a GPS to control an arrangement of directional loudspeakers....
Keywords: Automated railroad trespass detection, artificial intelligence, AI, machine learning, railroad trespassing, grade crossing violations, railroad safety
Abstract: FRA has sponsored research to develop an AI software application for automating the detection of grade crossing violations and trespassing activities from static camera feeds...