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.
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has determined that there is a research need to collect and analyze statistical usage data to help ascertain the cumulative load-induced...
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...
Keywords: Crashworthiness, workstation table, full-scale train-to-train test, crash energy management, crush zones, rail cars, occupant survivability, collision, injury, impacts
Abstract: This report describes results from the Option C component of a research program aimed at improving crashworthiness of passenger train workstation tables. Research conducted in the...