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Keywords: bio-based, biodegradable, rail curve grease, grease, rolling stock, lubrication, friction reduction, mineral oil-based grease, hydraulic oil
Abstract: The objective of the project was to study the efficacy of using bio-based lubricant and grease technologies in railroad applications (locomotives and maintenance of way equipment...
Locomotive Biofuel Study: Preliminary Study of the Use and Effects of Biodiesel in Locomotive Engines
Keywords: Locomotive Biofuel Study, locomotive, biofuel, PRIIA 404, Section 404, biodiesel Rail E3
Abstract: Section 404 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA), 2008, mandated that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) undertake a Locomotive Biofuel Study to...
Keywords: Environmentally Friendly Transportation, Energy Provision, Carbon Footprint Analysis
Abstract: Many carbon footprint tools such as the two UIC tools, EcoTransIT and EcoPassenger 1 , help costumers choose the most environmental friendly way of transport, which in most cases...
Methodology for Computing Public Benefits of Diverting Passenger Trips from Conventional Modes to HSGT Modes of Travel
Abstract: In 1995 the Federal Railroad Administration conducted a Commercial Feasibility Study (CFS) of new high speed ground transportation (HSGT) intercity modes. The HSGT modes included...
Keywords: noise propogation, sound measurement
Abstract: This handbook gathers together in one place the necessary background material, the required measurement and analysis procedures, and the currently available abatement techniques...