Keywords: CSX, rear end collision, switch grinder, fatigue
Abstract: On Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 12:18 a.m., EST, a Loram Switch Grinder (RGS-9) collided with the rear-end Distributed Power Unit (DPU) of locomotive No. CSXT 3144, of train...
Keywords: Canadian National Railway, collision, excavator, Automatic Block Signaling
Abstract: At approximately 3:31 p.m., CDT, on October 6, 2021, Train 1 requested permission to enter the working limits of a Contract Employee-in-Charge (EIC) and excavator operator...
Keywords: positive train control, PTC, interface design issue, locomotive, cab car, braking systems
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
Keywords: BNSF Railway; Murray, Iowa; Grade-Crossing Collision; Multiple Fatalities; Highway-Rail Crossing; Highway User Inattentiveness; Teen Driver; Male Driver.
Abstract: On May 27, 2021, at approximately 3:51 p.m., CDT, BNSF Railway (BNSF) unit sand train UCPFHGP0-05T (Train 1) with 3 locomotives (1 head end and 2 remote rear...