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Policy and Guidance
FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE FOR DEVELOPING AN ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYING EMERGENCY ESCAPE BREATHING APPARATUS PROGRAM
Abstract: This document provides guidance to railroads developing and implementing an atmosphere-supplying emergency escape breathing apparatus (EEBA) program to protect railroad employees...
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems: Safety of Advanced Braking Concepts for High Speed Ground Transportation Systems
Keywords: high-speed; rail; magnetic levitation; braking equipment; fault-tolerant; fail-safe; FMEA; safety; failure modes
Abstract: The objective of this study is to develop qualitative and quantitative information on the various braking strategies used in high-speed ground transportation systems in support of...
Keywords: Intercity Transportation, Automated Peoplemovers, Intermodal Connectivity
Abstract: The large investment required to build a new high speed ground transportation system in the U.S. requires that the station component of such a system receive considerably more...
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems: Analytical Methodology for Safety Validation of Computer Controlled Subsystems. Volume 1. State-Of-The-Art and Assessment of Safety Verification/Validation Methodologies
Keywords: verification; validation; software; hardware; methodlogy; safety; safety standards; high speed rail; magnetic levitation; high-speed guided ground transportation system
Abstract: This report describes the development of a methodology designed to assure that a sufficiently high level of safety is achieved and maintained in computer-based systems which...
Keywords: High Speed Switch, Electromagnetic Switch, Guideways
Abstract: High speed switches are required to maintain throughput capacity and schedule and route flexibility in a successful Maglev system. Ride quality constraints at full speed require...