Keywords: Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company; Akron Barberton Cluster Railway Company; head-on collision; derailment; remote control yard train; remote control zone; lifted off truck; coupler and draft system defects; general switching rules.
Abstract: On November 19, 2018, at approximately 3:05 p.m., EST, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (WE) remote control yard train 561 (Train 1) collided head-on with Akron...
Keywords: ballast, fouled ballast, track, geometry
Abstract: The bulletin clarifies the application of Title 49 Code .of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 213.103 (Ballast; general). All affected personnel are to utilize this bulletin as guidance...
Guidance on The Federal Railroad Administration's Return to Using Portable Track Loading Fixture Technology on Non-Gage Restraint Measurement System Designated Track.
Abstract: Attached is the Track Safety Standards Technical Bulletin (TB) T-16-01. The TB provides guidance on the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) return to using Portable Track...
Abstract: The bulletin addresses issues pertaining to the application of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Section 213.103, Ballast; general. This document provides additional clarity...
Guidance Regarding the Application of Vehicle/Track Interaction Safety Standards; High-Speed and High Cant Deficiency Operations; Final Rule: Track Classes 6-9
Keywords: Technical Bulletin T-13-02