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Keywords: Passive Crossings, Model Legislation, Model State Legislation, Model Law, Sight Distance, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), together with states, developed model state legislation for use in developing bills to improve safety at highway-rail grade crossings...
Keywords: noise exposure monitoring, load cell test stand
Abstract: This handbook is an update, restructuring and expansion of the 1982 document “Handbook for the Measurement, Analysis, and Abatement of Railroad Noise” originally developed by...
This handbook is an update, restructuring and expansion of the 1982 document “Handbook for the Measurement, Analysis, and Abatement of Railroad Noise” originally developed by...
Keywords: Safety Assessment, Simplified Testing, In-Cab Sound Level
Abstract: The railroad industry, unlike most other U.S. industries, is not subject to the safety regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Instead, railroad workers...
A Prototype Maintenance-of-Way Planning System Volume I: Final Report Including Appendices A through E
Keywords: Track Maintenance Planning, Track Quality Indices, Track Degradation, Track Geometry
Abstract: The results of this study substantiate the concept of using automatic track inspection vehicles as a tool in Maintenance-of-Way planning. This study is based on data collected...