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...
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...
Appeal of L.R. Smith (FRA-Locomotive Engineer Certification Case) FRA Docket No. EQAL 2006-38 DOT Docket No. FRA-2007-0015
Abstract: For the reasons set forth below, I affirm the finding of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Locomotive Engineer Review Board (LERB) dismissing Mr. L.R. Smith's(Smith)...
Provides interested parties guidance on the proper application of existing statutory and regulatory requirements concerning self-propelled specialized maintenance equipment
Keywords: Facilities & Test Equipment; self propelled ; rail grinder ; derail ; on-track maintenance
Abstract: General Compliance Manual Part IV, Chapter 9 These guidelines explain the categories of accidents and incidents FRA investigates, and provide general guidance on the forms or...
Advises shippers, consignees, and railroads of the dangers of allowing cars of "time-sensitive" chemicals to remain undelivered beyond their anticipated date of placement and to recommend enhanced procedures to avoid such occurrences
Keywords: Hazardous Materials; flammable liquid ; tank car ; styrene monomer ; exclusion zone