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Annual Enforcement Report
Keywords: inspections, audits, enforcement actions, railroad safety violations, civil penalties
Keywords: Wheel temperature detector, ineffective brake, air cut out, bad order, cold wheel
Abstract: In support of the FRA Energy, Environment, and Engine (E3) program, this study reviews and evaluates technology development opportunities, equipment upgrades, and best practices (...
Keywords: Accident Investigations, Union Pacific Railroad Company
Abstract: On December 30, 2013, at 6:28 a.m., CST, a southbound Union Pacific (UP) freight train, MPBSR 30, traveling at a recorded 28 miles per hour, collided head-on with a standing...
Keywords: Accident Investigations, Crude Oil, BNSF, Hazardous Materials
Abstract: On Monday, December 30, 2013, at 2:11 p.m., (CST), a westbound BNSF Railway (BNSF) grain train, G-RYLRGT9-26A, carrying soy beans, consisting of two head-end locomotives, one rear...
Keywords: Gate skirts, highway-rail, grade crossing, pedestrian behavior, pedestrian gates, violations, enhancement, safety, Train Activations
Abstract: This study evaluated the effect of gate skirts (barriers intended to block pedestrians from crossing under gates) in reducing the number of trespass violations.
This study evaluated the effect of gate skirts (barriers intended to block pedestrians from crossing under gates) in reducing the number of trespass violations.