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Keywords: Solar absorption, inorganic coating, rail temperature, thermal stress, track buckling, zero-volatile organic content, VOC, rail neutral temperature, RNT
Abstract: This report documents Rutgers University’s research in the development and demonstration of an inorganic coating for reducing peak rail temperature to inhibit rail buckling. The...
Field Demonstration of Geocell Track Substructure Support System Under High-Speed Passenger Railroad Operations
Keywords: Track geometry, high-speed track, track quality index, TQI, ballast, sub-ballast, subgrade, Surfacing Cycle, geocell, Neoweb™, Amtrak, Northeast Corridor, NEC
Abstract: Regions of track, which experience high rates of track geometry degradation, tend to require frequent maintenance interventions that are typically surfacing or tamping. Harsco...
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing, CSX Transportation, College Park, Georgia, Atlanta Terminal, Fulton
Abstract: At 4:10 p.m., EDT, on Monday, July 30, 2018, a southbound CSX Transportation freight train Q19729 with two locomotives and 10 loaded intermodal cars, struck a private motor...
At 4:10 p.m., EDT, on Monday, July 30, 2018, a southbound CSX Transportation freight train Q19729 with two locomotives and 10 loaded intermodal cars, struck a private motor...
College Park, GA
Keywords: Environment, NEPA
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration hosted a webinar on its Environmental Review process on July 26, 2018.
The Federal Railroad Administration hosted a webinar on its Environmental Review process on July 26, 2018.
Keywords: DOTX 218, gage restraint measurement system, GRMS, track strength, track performance characterization, Downeaster-Portland North
Abstract: This report summarizes the results from a May 12, 2014, survey conducted with the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) gage resistant measurement system vehicle (GRMS), DOTX...