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Keywords: derailment; BNSF Railway Company; Saginaw, TX; human factors
Abstract: At approximately 1:30 a.m., CDT, BNSF Railway (BNSF) derailed 18 railcars in the Saginaw, Texas Yard, at Milepost (MP) 351.4 on the Ft. Worth Subdivision. The switch crew handling...
Keywords: kicking Cars, Safety Advisory, rolling equipment, flat switching
Abstract: FRA is publishing this Safety Advisory 2013-03 to make recommendations to railroads regarding the adoption of car-handling procedures during flat switching operations at certain...
Keywords: locomotive; RCL; accident; fatality; RCO
Keywords: HF; Human Factor; Part 218; shoving
Safety practices to reduce the risk of serious injury or death both to railroad employees engaged in switching operations and to the general public
Keywords: railroad switching operations ; SOFA ; SOFA Matrix; locomotive engineer; foul track