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The Aerodynamic Effects of High-Speed Trains on People and Property at Stations in the Northeast Corridor
Keywords: Northeast corridor, Computational fluid dynamics, Acela, Acela trainset, aerodynamics, FLUENT
Abstract: This report presents the results of a study to evaluate the aerodynamic (air velocity and pressure) effects of the new high-speed trains on the safety and comfort of people and...
Abstract: Petitioner, Dennis Bourgeois, Jr. (“Bourgeois”), through the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, appealed to the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”),...
Keywords: Highway-railroad crossing safety; Railroad safety research; Conspicuity; Visibility; Retroreflective
Abstract: Researchers evaluated the detectability of several designs of freight car retroreflectors to enhance train visibility using human factors testing.
Researchers evaluated the detectability of several designs of freight car retroreflectors to enhance train visibility using human factors testing.