Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator (TEDS) Revenue Service Validation: Volume II Mixed Manifest Train with Distributed Power
Keywords: Air brake, coupler forces, draft gear, slack action, tractive effort, TE, train dynamics validation, train operation, Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator, TEDS, rolling stock, simulation, software
Keywords: Diesel multiple unit, DMU, fuel tanks, impact test, crashworthiness, finite element analysis, FEA, puncture resistance, passenger locomotive, fuel tanks
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Office of Research, Development and Technology has been conducting research into passenger locomotive fuel tank crashworthiness. FRA...
A Radar Vehicle Detection System for Four-Quadrant Gate Warning Systems and Blocked Crossing Detection
Keywords: Microwave radar, vehicle detection, Wavetronix, four-quadrant gate, blocked railroad crossing, exit gates, obstacle detection, IODS, island radar,
Abstract: This report compares two vehicle detection technologies for grade crossings. Findings suggest radar detection is a cost-effective replacement for ground-based sensors.
This report compares two vehicle detection technologies for grade crossings. Findings suggest radar detection is a cost-effective replacement for ground-based sensors.
Keywords: Road Pricing, Pricing Revenues
Abstract: Fifteen countries were represented at the November 2003 International Symposium on Road Pricing held in Key Biscayne, Florida. Participants discussed the rationale and motivations...
Intercity Freight and Passenger Rail: State and Local Project Reference Guide - Public-Private Partnership and TEA-21
Keywords: Mergers, Rail Project Opportunities, Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
Abstract: [From the Introduction] On June 9, 1998, the President signed into law PL 105-178, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) authorizing highway, highway safety...