Keywords: Crashworthiness, occupant protection, full-scale train-to-train test, crash energy management, crush zones, rail cars, occupant survivability, collision, injury, impacts
Keywords: Passenger railcar, workstation tables, energy absorption, interior crashworthiness, injury criteria, abdomen injury, anthropomorphic test device, ATD, THOR-50M ATD, train collision safety
Keywords: Technology adoption and impact, rail safety training, rail industry survey, rail education, rail industry diversity, workforce, workforce development
Investigation of the Relationship between Crashworthiness Performance and Weight for High-Speed Train Operations in the U.S.
Keywords: High-speed train, crashworthiness, weight, seats, structural fire protection, energy absorber, occupant volume strength
Keywords: Locomotives, rail cars, override, collision, injury, impacts, testing, crash energy management, push-back coupler, anti-climber
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration and the Volpe Center continue to evaluate new technologies for increasing the safety of passengers and operators in rail equipment. In...