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Policy and Guidance
Keywords: GradeDec Crossing Evaluation Tool: Workbook 2003
Keywords: Impact test; energy absorption; train collisions; railway accidents; crashworthiness testing of railway vehicles; commuter rail passenger car; computational and kinematic models; crash dynamics
Abstract: A full-scale passenger rail train-to-train impact test was performed on January 31, 2002, at the Transportation Technology Center, Pueblo, Colorado. The actual speed of impact, as...
Keywords: Impact test; passenger rail car; grade crossing impact
Abstract: Two full-scale impact tests performed June 4 and June 7, 2002, involved single Budd Company Pioneer-type cab car impacts into a heavy steel coil on a frangible support. For the...
Keywords: Track Transition, Geometry Degradation, Factors and Causes
Abstract: Efforts have been made to reduce or eliminate track geometry degradation at bridge approaches and special trackwork zones for more than a century. This is a common problem that...