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Keywords: Passenger railcar, workstation tables, energy absorption, interior crashworthiness, injury criteria, abdomen injury, anthropomorphic test device, ATD, THOR-50M ATD, train collision safety
Keywords: Grade crossing, traffic control device, average annual daily traffic, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, vehicle miles traveled, freight train miles
Abstract: Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...
Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...
Investigation of the Relationship between Crashworthiness Performance and Weight for High-Speed Train Operations in the U.S.
Keywords: High-speed train, crashworthiness, weight, seats, structural fire protection, energy absorber, occupant volume strength
Keywords: Locomotives, rail cars, override, collision, injury, impacts, testing, crash energy management, push-back coupler, anti-climber
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration and the Volpe Center continue to evaluate new technologies for increasing the safety of passengers and operators in rail equipment. In...
Keywords: Airbag, anthropomorphic test device, ATD, crash test dummy, crashworthiness, energy absorption, finite element analysis, FEA, injury indices, knee bolster, secondary impact protection, sled testing
Abstract: A modern freight locomotive designed to the specifications of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations § 229.207 and the Association of American Railroads’ S-580 can preserve the...