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Keywords: Wheel temperature detector, ineffective brake, air cut out, bad order, cold wheel
Abstract: In support of the FRA Energy, Environment, and Engine (E3) program, this study reviews and evaluates technology development opportunities, equipment upgrades, and best practices (...
Keywords: Gate skirts, highway-rail, grade crossing, pedestrian behavior, pedestrian gates, violations, enhancement, safety, Train Activations
Abstract: This study evaluated the effect of gate skirts (barriers intended to block pedestrians from crossing under gates) in reducing the number of trespass violations.
This study evaluated the effect of gate skirts (barriers intended to block pedestrians from crossing under gates) in reducing the number of trespass violations.
Quarterly Performance Reports
Rail Service Metrics and Performance: Quarter Ended September 30, 2013 (Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013)
Keywords: Rail Service Metrics and Performance: Quarter Ended September 30, 2013 (Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013)
Keywords: Crashworthiness, workstation table, full-scale train-to-train test, crash energy management, crush zones, rail cars, occupant survivability, collision, injury, impacts
Abstract: This report describes results from the Option C component of a research program aimed at improving crashworthiness of passenger train workstation tables. Research conducted in the...
Keywords: Close calls, human factors, safety culture, risk reduction, continuous improvement, employee involvement, passenger rail, freight rail