Keywords: Facility for Accelerated Service Testing, TTC, Ballast Materials, Ballast Performance
Abstract: A ballast experiment was performed at the Federal Railroad Administration’s Transportation Technology Center, Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST), Pueblo, Colorado, as...
Conference & Workshop
Keywords: tank car safety
Keywords: Accident Reports, Incident Reports, Casualties
Abstract: [From the Introduction] Trespassers represent the second largest category of deaths associated with the operation of railroads and are only slightly surpassed by deaths that occur...
Abstract: Railroads must file monthly accident/incident reports with the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Office of Safety. Bulletin 16.5 is a summary of accident/incident data...
Railroads must file monthly accident/incident reports with the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Office of Safety. Bulletin 16.5 is a summary of accident/incident data...
The Effects of Work Schedule on Train Handling Performance and Sleep of Locomotive Engineers: A Simulator Study.
Keywords: locomotive engineers; fatigue; work schedules, hours of service; sleep, RALES simulator; work performance; train-handling; alertness; ciradian rythms, safety
Abstract: Current Federal regulations governing Hours of Service for locomotive engineers allow work schedules that have backwards rotating shift start times. Locomotive engineers who work...