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Keywords: Handbrake, installation, operation, impact testing
Abstract: The evaluation of a prototype remote operation handbrake showed that it can be installed on a car with only minor modifications to connect the air. This prototype did not set the...
Keywords: Railroad safety culture; evaluation; BNSF; AN EVALUATION OF SAFETY CULTURE INITIATIVES AT BNSF RAILWAY
Abstract: Major safety culture (SC) initiatives initiated in the FRA Office of Research, Technology and Development (RT&D), such as Clear Signal for Action (CSA), the Investigation...
Major safety culture (SC) initiatives initiated in the FRA Office of Research, Technology and Development (RT&D), such as Clear Signal for Action (CSA), the Investigation...
Keywords: Evaluation, program evaluation, technology transfer, knowledge diffusion, evaluation capacity building
Reports to Congress
2012 FRA Report to Congress on Actions Taken to Implement Unmet Statutory Mandates and Address Open Recommendations by the NTSB and the DOT Inspector General Regarding Safety
Keywords: National Transportation Safety Board, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Recommendations
Abstract: The report identifies a total of 8 unmet statutory mandates as of December 31, 2012, and specifies actions to implement or address each of them. The report also identifies a total...
Keywords: Concrete Ties, Field Side Clips, Heavy Axle Load, Gage Side Clip, Gage Restrain, Wear
Abstract: From 2009 to 2010, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., measured the gage restraint of a mainline concrete tie track affected by missing or broken fasteners. Measurements...