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Keywords: FRA, railroads, light rail, transit, trespass, right-of-way, quiet zone
Abstract: FRA sponsored a before-and-after research project looking at the risk of trespassing in quiet zones.
FRA sponsored a before-and-after research project looking at the risk of trespassing in quiet zones.
Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, humped crossing, photogrammetry, LiDAR
Abstract: This research focused on evaluating the applicability, limitation, and effectiveness of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or “drones”) for trespass remote detection systems...
This research focused on evaluating the applicability, limitation, and effectiveness of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or “drones”) for trespass remote detection systems...
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: 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...
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...