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...
Keywords: Accident Investigations, BNSF
Abstract: On July 2, 2017, at 2:29 p.m., PDT, northbound Amtrak passenger Train 506 derailed after running past the red signal protecting BNSF Railway (BNSF) Bridge 14, and hitting the...
Moving Map Displays: Using CTIL and Eye-Tracking Technologies to Measure Operator Glance Durations and Performance in Locomotive Cabs
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Distraction; Human-Error; Eye-tracking; Moving Map; iPad;
Abstract: Distraction is a growing problem in the cabs of modern locomotives. The 2008 commuter train collision at Chatsworth, CA resulting in 28 fatalities, points to the dangers of...
Keywords: Accident investigation, Amtrak, grade crossing
Abstract: On May 13, 2016, at approximately 12:32 p.m., PDT, westbound Amtrak Passenger Train No. 713, traveling at a recorded speed of 79 mph on BNSF Railway’s (BNSF) main line track,...