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The Impact of Safety Rules Revisions on Safety Culture, Incident Rates, and Liability Claims in the U.S. Railroad Industry
Keywords: Railroad safety culture, safety rules revision, safety rules consolidation, compliance, FELA, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, incident rates, liability claims, lessons-learned
Spatial Analysis of Childhood Leukemia in Relation to 25-Hz and 60-Hz Magnetic Fields Along the Washington-New Haven Rail Line
Keywords: Environmental Impact, Cancer, Northeast Corridor
Abstract: The failure to observe increased leukemia in laboratory animals with chronic exposures to a wide range of power frequency (50/60 Hz) magnetic field intensities contrasts with an...
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems - X2000 U.S. Demonstration Vehicle Dynamics Tests, Final Test Report
Keywords: Cant Deficiency, Tilt Train, Lateral Acceleration, Curving, Safety Regulations
Abstract: This report docunents the procedures, events, and results of vehicle dynamic tests carried out on the ASEA-Brown Boveri (ABB) X2000 tilt body trainset in the U.S. between October...
Safety of High Speed Magnetic Levitation Transportation System: U.S. Maglev System Concept Definition (SDCs) - System Safety Review
Keywords: National Maglev Initiative, Passenger Trains, System Safety
Abstract: Magnetic levitation (maglev) technology has the potential to provide very high speed travel with the capacity and convenient access of conventional passenger railways, while...
Safety of High Speed Magnetic Levitation Transportation Systems: Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Safety Requirements for Application to U.S. Maglev Systems
Keywords: Magnetic levitation, Maglev, high speed ground transportation, Passenger trains,
Abstract: This report presents the results of a systematic review of the safety requirements selected for the German Transrapid electromagnetic (EMS) type maglev system to determine...
This report presents the results of a systematic review of the safety requirements selected for the German Transrapid electromagnetic (EMS) type maglev system to determine...