Keywords: Passenger rail car, workstation tables, energy absorption, interior crashworthiness, train collision safety
Abstract: Sharma & Associates, Inc. (SA) performed quasi-static destructive loading tests on two different designs of passenger workstation tables in accordance with the requirements of...
Keywords: Fiber Optic Acoustic Detection, FOAD, fiber optic, test bed, Railroad Test Track, RTT
Abstract: he Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) funded an expansion of the Railroad Test Track (RTT) Fiber Optic Acoustic Detection (FOAD) test bed. This test bed was designed for...
Keywords: ballast, fouled ballast, track, geometry
Abstract: The bulletin clarifies the application of Title 49 Code .of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 213.103 (Ballast; general). All affected personnel are to utilize this bulletin as guidance...