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Keywords: Rail, rolling contact fatigue, RCF, wear, friction control, grinding
Abstract: Since 2005, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have co-sponsored ongoing rail performance testing under mainline heavy...
Keywords: Ballast degradation, triaxial testing, ballast box, heavy axle load, HAL
Abstract: Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), in conjunction with Union Pacific Railroad (UP), investigated ballast...
Keywords: Special trackwork, turnout frogs, frog heel, frog point, HAL
Abstract: Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) tested and evaluated the performance of four No. 20 fixed-point frogs on the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) track as part of the...
Keywords: Economics, Finance, personal travel, goods movement, statistics
Abstract: The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991 established the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) within the U.S. Department of Transportation. This...
Notice of Funding Availability - Grade Crossings, Positive Train Control, and Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Keywords: NOFA; notice of funding availability; PTC; Positive Train Control; Grade Crossings; Passenger Rail; Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Abstract: Notice of Funding Avialability (NOFA) - Selected Interciity Passenger Rail Grade Crossing Improvements, Positive Train Control Implementation Projects and Passenger Rail Corridor...