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Keywords: Technology adoption and impact, rail safety training, rail industry survey, rail education, rail industry diversity, workforce, workforce development
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Hybrid Cognitive Task Analysis; Moving Map; iPad; Heads-up Display; HUD; Situation Awareness; Safety; Human-in-the-loop Testing; Passenger Rail Service; Head-up Display
Abstract: This report describes the development and evaluation of a prototype real-time moving map display to support engineer situation awareness and safety performance for future U.S....
Keywords: active noise control, active vibration control, static operation, on-track operation
Abstract: This project evaluated the performance of active noise control (ANC) and active vibration control (AVC) technologies using a GP40-2 locomotive located at the Transportation...
Identification of High-Speed Rail Ballast Flight Risk Factors and Risk Mitigation Strategies – Final Report
Keywords: Ballast flight; high-speed rail; intercity passenger rail; Identification of High-Speed Rail Ballast Flight Risk Factors and Risk Mitigation Strategies – Final Report
Abstract: The phenomenon of flying ballast is well-documented in high-speed rail operations. Displaced ballast particles from the track bed may cause damage to rolling stock as well as the...
Keywords: safety, personal electronic devices, distraction, electronic device distraction, cell phones, secondary task, railroad employees, safety-critical railroad employees
Abstract: This report describes two studies sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration that examined distraction from personal electronic device (PED) usage among safety-critical...