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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.
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...
Effect of Grade Separation on Pedestrian Railroad Trespass Activity at Shuttlesworth Drive in Collegeville, AL
Keywords: trespass, highway railroad grade crossing, railroads, railroad overpass bridge
Abstract: The Volpe Center, under the direction of FRA’s Office of Research, Development, and Technology, conducted a research study to evaluate the effects of closing and replacing the...
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...