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Keywords: coupler torque; coupler stiffness; rollover; shelf coupler; tank car; tank car safety
Abstract: Tank cars are required to use double shelf couplers to prevent the coupler of an adjacent car from puncturing the tank head in the case of overrides or accidents. However, the...
Environmental Review Documents
Keywords: Ohio 3C Quick Start Passenger Rail Environmental Assessment; EA
Reports to Congress
Keywords: Radioactive Waste (HLRW); Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF)
Abstract: This report was prepared by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) following the specific mandate of Congress to investigate occupational exposures to ionizing radiation of...
Keywords: Over-the-Road Testing of the Instrumented Tank Car - A Load Environment Study
Abstract: Fractures have been observed on stub sill tank cars for many years. Undetected and unattended, these fractures can develop into a variety of tank car failures. While tank car...