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Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing, pedestrian safety, trespass, railroad safety, grade crossing treatments
Abstract: Researchers conducted a literature review and sought input from railroads to compile a list of methods currently used to increase pedestrian safety at grade crossings.
Researchers conducted a literature review and sought input from railroads to compile a list of methods currently used to increase pedestrian safety at grade crossings.
Keywords: active noise control, active vibration control, static operation, on-track operation
Abstract: This project evaluated the performance of active noise control (ANC) and active vibration control (AVC) technologies using a GP40-2 locomotive located at the Transportation...
Keywords: Bolster, side frame, truck, casting, foundry
Abstract: A review of the car repair billing database shows that many bolsters and side frames are removed from service each year due to cracking or breaking. Derailment-related costs due...
Campaign Monitoring of Railroad Bridges in High-Speed Rail Shared Corridors using Wireless Smart Sensors
Keywords: Campaign Monitoring of Railroad Bridges in High-Speed Rail Shared Corridors using Wireless Smart Sensors; Railroad bridge safety; bridge performance monitoring; wireless sensors; campaign monitoring
Abstract: This research project used wireless smart sensors to develop a cost-effective and practical portable structural health monitoring system for railroad bridges in North America. The...
Keywords: PTC Railroad Safety Technology Grant
Abstract: Positive Train Control is a wireless based system designed to provide comprehensive safety coverage for passenger and cargo trains operating on US railroads by 2015. Mandated by...