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Keywords: Automated train operations, ATO, sensor platform, SP, locomotive onboard sensor platform, locomotive-borne sensor platform, autonomous, train, sensors
The Impact of Safety Rules Revisions on Safety Culture, Incident Rates, and Liability Claims in the U.S. Railroad Industry
Keywords: Railroad safety culture, safety rules revision, safety rules consolidation, compliance, FELA, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, incident rates, liability claims, lessons-learned
Spatial Analysis of Childhood Leukemia in Relation to 25-Hz and 60-Hz Magnetic Fields Along the Washington-New Haven Rail Line
Keywords: Environmental Impact, Cancer, Northeast Corridor
Abstract: The failure to observe increased leukemia in laboratory animals with chronic exposures to a wide range of power frequency (50/60 Hz) magnetic field intensities contrasts with an...
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems - X2000 U.S. Demonstration Vehicle Dynamics Tests, Final Test Report
Keywords: Cant Deficiency, Tilt Train, Lateral Acceleration, Curving, Safety Regulations
Abstract: This report docunents the procedures, events, and results of vehicle dynamic tests carried out on the ASEA-Brown Boveri (ABB) X2000 tilt body trainset in the U.S. between October...
Safety of High Speed Magnetic Levitation Transportation System: U.S. Maglev System Concept Definition (SDCs) - System Safety Review
Keywords: National Maglev Initiative, Passenger Trains, System Safety
Abstract: Magnetic levitation (maglev) technology has the potential to provide very high speed travel with the capacity and convenient access of conventional passenger railways, while...