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Keywords: Automated train operations, ATO, sensor platform, SP, locomotive onboard sensor platform, locomotive-borne sensor platform, autonomous, train, sensors
Keywords: grade crossing, right-of-way incursion, rail, vehicle incursion, railroad safety
Abstract: Researchers evaluated whether high-visibility markings could deter vehicles from mistakenly turning onto the tracks at grade crossings.
Researchers evaluated whether high-visibility markings could deter vehicles from mistakenly turning onto the tracks at grade crossings.
Keywords: head-on collision, Norfolk Southern, Georgetown, KY
Abstract: On Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 11:14 p.m., EDT, southbound Norfolk Southern (NS) freight train 175T817 (Train 1) passed an absolute stop signal without authority and was struck...
Moving Map Displays: Using CTIL and Eye-Tracking Technologies to Measure Operator Glance Durations and Performance in Locomotive Cabs
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Distraction; Human-Error; Eye-tracking; Moving Map; iPad;
Abstract: Distraction is a growing problem in the cabs of modern locomotives. The 2008 commuter train collision at Chatsworth, CA resulting in 28 fatalities, points to the dangers of...
Keywords: Locomotives; rail cars; override; collision; injury; impacts
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) are continuing to evaluate new technologies for increasing...