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Keywords: Close calls, human factors, safety culture, risk reduction, continuous improvement, employee involvement, passenger rail, freight rail
Collision of Amtrak Passenger Train and Norfolk Southern Freight Train—November 30, 2007, Chicago, Illinois
Keywords: Transportation, safety, collision, rail accident investigation, crashworthiness, structures, dynamics
Abstract: On November 30, 2007, an Amtrak passenger train travelling at approximately 33 mph collided with the rear of a standing freight train in Chicago, Illinois. The locomotive of the...
Keywords: Fiber Optic, Broken Rail, Acoustic, Seismic, Rail Break, Wayside Systems
Abstract: This report describes the activities and presents the results of a feasibility study to examine the viability of using fiber-optic acoustic technologies to detect broken rails in...
Keywords: Concrete freeze-thaw durability, concrete railroad ties, ASTM C666
Abstract: Freezing and thawing durability tests of prestressed concrete ties are normally performed according to ASTM C666 specifications. Small specimens are cut from the shoulders of...
Keywords: Higher speed freight truck, freight truck structural analyses, freight truck for 150 mph operation
Abstract: Sharma & Associates, Inc. (SA) had previously (2005–2009) developed a higher speed freight truck under sponsorship of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Under the...