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Policy and Guidance
Suggestions for Effective Railroad Tank Car Loading/Unloading Training Programs : Compatibility of Training Materials and Trainee Reading Skills
Keywords: Tank Car Loading/Unloading Training Programs
Reports to Congress
The Department of Transportation on Civilian Use of the Global Positioning System (GPS): The Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System and Additional Civilian GPS Signals
Keywords: NGPS, Department of Defense, Railroad Technology
Abstract: The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), in its role as the lead agency within the U.S. Government for all Federal civilian Global Positioning System (GPS) matters, is...
Keywords: Advanced Braking, Safety Evaluation, Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes
Abstract: This letter report, prepared by the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), Pueblo, Colorado, a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), summarizes the...
Keywords: Continuous Welded Rail, Track Panel Shift Behavior,
Abstract: Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC) has created a model to predict, among other things, panel shift behavior of track structure. A series of tests was performed...
Keywords: system safety; heat release rate; large-scale fire tests; small-scale fire tests; fire test methods; NIST; Cone Calorimeter; fire safety guidelines; fire modeling; fire hazard assessment
Abstract: As part of the passenger equipment rulemaking required by Congress, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has proposed that its existing fire safety guidelines be made...