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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.
Reports to Congress
Keywords: RRIF, TIGER
Abstract: The report of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives (H.R. Report No. 110-238) for the U.S. Department of Transportation directed the Secretary of...
Keywords: VPAS, Emergency Notification Systems, Warning Devices
Abstract: As part of FRA Task Order 114, the Association of American Railroads Transportation Technology Center, Pueblo, Colorado, completed testing of Vehicle Proximity Alert System (VPAS...
Reports to Congress
Keywords: Performance, Amtrak, freight, carrier, trends
Abstract: ...The freight railroads have been responsive. Recent statistics suggest a reversal in declining on-time performance trends. In each of the last three quarters, system-wide on-...
Keywords: Economic Analysis, Risk Analysis, Loans
Abstract: Small railroads appear to face some unique problems and difficulties securing financing. According to the banking industry, it takes an inordinate amount of work to prepare a...