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Keywords: Relative displacement, locomotive, natural gas fuel tender standards, locomotive to tender connection, rolling stock
Keywords: Accidents, crashworthiness, collision-posts, crash protection, S-580, narrow- nose, fatalities
Abstract: Modern locomotives are built to crashworthiness standards defined in Subpart D of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 229 as well as the Association of American...
Keywords: Air brake, brake controller, car control device, Car ID Module, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes, ECP, End of Train, EOT, device, full service application, graduated application, minimum service, Graduated Release, S-4200
Abstract: One of the major barriers to implementation of Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (ECP) brake technology is a freight car’s interchange requirement, i.e., it should run in trains...