Keywords: Railroad Safety Technology Grant
Abstract: This approach is deploying multiple antennas was developed by UP, consisting of two roof top boxes instead of the conventional antenna systems used by most other railroads. One of...
Reports to Congress
Keywords: PTC, Congress
Abstract: The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA) established a completion date for the installation of interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) systems by December 31, 2015. The...
Keywords: rolling contact fatigue, wheel/rail interface, wear, management modules
Abstract: In July 2011, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., coordinated the joint Federal Railroad Association/Association of American Railroads Workshop on Rolling Contact Fatigue...
Keywords: Close calls, human factors, safety culture, risk reduction, continuous improvement, employee involvement, passenger rail
Keywords: Railroad trespass, transit trespass, fatality, railroad safety
Abstract: This workshop allowed rail stakeholders to learn about and discuss advances, accomplishments, challenges and approaches for right-of-way fatality and trespass prevention.
This workshop allowed rail stakeholders to learn about and discuss advances, accomplishments, challenges and approaches for right-of-way fatality and trespass prevention.