Appeal of L.R. Smith (FRA-Locomotive Engineer Certification Case) FRA Docket No. EQAL 2006-38 DOT Docket No. FRA-2007-0015
Abstract: For the reasons set forth below, I affirm the finding of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Locomotive Engineer Review Board (LERB) dismissing Mr. L.R. Smith's(Smith)...
Fort Scott, KS
Keywords: Positive train control, Adaptive Enforcement Algorithm, North American Joint Positive Train Control program, Train Operations and Energy Simulator (TOES™), Test Controller/Logger (TCL), simulation
Abstract: Predictive enforcement braking is one of the key concepts behind positive train control (PTC) systems. If a train is on the verge of overrunning a target stopping location, such...