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Keywords: Emergency warning, train horn, trespassers, music masking sounds, reaction time, acoustic warning device
Abstract: Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Keywords: data integrity
Abstract: TEl Innovative Solutions (TEl) approached this research project as a two-part assignment. The first part was to determine what sources the FRA could use to validate the integrity...
Policy and Guidance
Keywords: Remote Control Operations Questions and Answers
Remote Control Locomotive Operations: Results of Focus Groups with Remote Control Operators in the United States and Canada
Keywords: portable locomotive control, railroad safety
Abstract: This report presents findings from focus groups with remote control operators (RCOs) in the United States and Canada. The purpose was to learn more about remote control locomotive...
Reports to Congress
Keywords: RCL safety report
Abstract: By letter dated September 2, 2003, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Committee) requested that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conduct an...