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Keywords: FRA, railroads, light rail, transit, trespass, right-of-way, quiet zone
Abstract: FRA sponsored a before-and-after research project looking at the risk of trespassing in quiet zones.
FRA sponsored a before-and-after research project looking at the risk of trespassing in quiet zones.
Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, humped crossing, photogrammetry, LiDAR
Abstract: This research focused on evaluating the applicability, limitation, and effectiveness of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or “drones”) for trespass remote detection systems...
Keywords: Derailment, Accident, New York, NS, Freight Trains
Abstract: On February 15, 2018, at approximately 4:07 p.m., EST, eastbound Norfolk Southern freight train (NS) 28NH714 traveling on single main track in Traffic Controlled System (TCS)...
Keywords: grade crossing incident; Amtrak; Crozet, VA; fatalities
Abstract: At approximately 11:16 a.m., EST, a westbound National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak) passenger train traveling on single main track in TCS territory collided with a...
Keywords: derailment; Amtrak; DuPont, WA; Cascades passenger train service; fatalities; human factors
Abstract: At 7:33 a.m., PST, southbound National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) Passenger Train Number 501 (Train 501) derailed in an 8-degree, 22-minute, left-hand curve at...