Keywords: Photogrammetry, line-of-sight, grade crossing, railroad safety
Abstract: FRA evaluated the effectiveness of using drones and photogrammetry software to conduct line-of-sight analyses of selected grade crossings. Researchers selected crossings with...
FRA evaluated the effectiveness of using drones and photogrammetry software to conduct line-of-sight analyses of selected grade crossings. Researchers selected crossings with...
Keywords: Union Pacific Railroad; San Marcos, Texas; grain, derailment, Austin Subdivision; soft roadbed.
Abstract: On June 6, 2021, at approximately 10:45 a.m. CDT, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) grain train GSJO3D- 04 (Train 1), handling 107 loads, 0 empties at 6,494 feet and 15,278 tons, was...
San Marcos, TX
Policy and Guidance
Keywords: Union Pacific Railroad Company; Derailment; Extended Haul Train; Medicine Bow, Wyoming; Carbon County; Traffic Control; Positive Train Control; Roller Bearing Failure
Abstract: On December 26, 2019, at 3:59 a.m. MST, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) eastbound intermodal,
extended haul train, Train No. ZBRG3 24 (Train 1), with 36 loads, and 2...
Keywords: CSX Transportation; Connersville, Indiana; Hi-Rail Vehicle; Failure to Comply With Rules
Abstract: On December 30, 2020, at 4:55 p.m., EST, eastbound CSX hi-rail inspection truck was operating on the CSX Indianapolis Subdivision at Milepost (MP) BD 71.7, rear-ended a stopped...