Keywords: Railroad Safety Technology Grant
Abstract: This approach is deploying multiple antennas was developed by UP, consisting of two roof top boxes instead of the conventional antenna systems used by most other railroads. One of...
Keywords: rolling contact fatigue, wheel/rail interface, wear, management modules
Abstract: In July 2011, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., coordinated the joint Federal Railroad Association/Association of American Railroads Workshop on Rolling Contact Fatigue...
Keywords: Close calls, human factors, safety culture, risk reduction, continuous improvement, employee involvement, passenger rail
Keywords: traffic channelization devices, median barriers, safety
Abstract: Researchers detailed the use of barriers that physically separate lanes and median barriers to improve safety at grade crossings.
Researchers detailed the use of barriers that physically separate lanes and median barriers to improve safety at grade crossings.
Keywords: Railroad trespass, transit trespass, fatality, railroad safety
Abstract: This workshop allowed rail stakeholders to learn about and discuss advances, accomplishments, challenges and approaches for right-of-way fatality and trespass prevention.