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Abstract: FRA is proposing to revise its regulations governing brake inspections, tests, and equipment. The proposed changes include the incorporation of...
FRA is proposing to revise its regulations governing brake inspections, tests, and equipment. The proposed changes include the incorporation of...
Keywords: LERT, QNA, crossing, training, video
Abstract: The Rail Safety Training Course for Law Enforcement is a video-based training for emergency dispatchers that teaches them how to safely respond to rail accidents.
The Rail Safety Training Course for Law Enforcement is a video-based training for emergency dispatchers that teaches them how to safely respond to rail accidents.
Keywords: Accident Investigations, Braking Systems, Hazardous Materials, Crude-by-rail
Abstract: At 12:15 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, June 3, 2016, a Union Pacific train, ONETU 02, transporting Bakken crude oil for U.S. Oil & Refining Company and operating on...
Keywords: passenger trains; commuter rail; emergency evacuation; emergency egress; emergency exits; egress computer models; egress experiments; egress simulation; emergency evacuation simulation
Abstract: Under FRA sponsorship, a series of three experimental egress trials was conducted in 2005 and 2006 to obtain human factors data relating to the amount of time necessary for...
Passenger Train Emergency Systems: Development of Prototype railEXODUS Software for U.S. Passenger Rail Car Egress
Keywords: passenger trains, railroads, commuter rail, transportation, emergency evacuation, emergency egress, emergency exits, egress computer models, egress experiments, egress simulation, emergency evacuation simulation
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), is sponsoring a research program, which includes investigation of the applicability of...