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Keywords: Cyber security, communications, risk, connected railroad
Keywords: Digital train line, wireless connectivity, 5G, WiDTL, user/control plane, high-speed rail, passenger rail service
Abstract: This research project evaluated current wireless communication standards used by high-speed passenger rail services around the globe and determined, based on those findings, an...
This research project evaluated current wireless communication standards used by high-speed passenger rail services around the globe and determined, based on those findings, an...
The Impact of Participatory Safety Rules Revision on Incident Rates, Liability Claims, and Safety Culture in the U.S. Railroad Industry
Keywords: Railroad safety culture, safety rules revision, safety rules consolidation, compliance, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, FELA, incident rates, liability claims, lessons learned
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration Human Factors Research and Development Program sponsored a lessons learned study to examine the impact of safety rules revision on safety...
Keywords: Crashworthiness, Anticlimbing, Collisions, Passenger rail vehicles, Freight locomotives
Abstract: This study addressed the feasibility of incorporating complete anticlimbing systems into both passenger and freight locomotives. Complete systems include pushback couplers,...
Keywords: Derailment, Container dislodgement, Aerodynamic load, Double stack container, Pressure contours, Bi-level passenger rail car, High speed rail
Abstract: With the onset of high-speed train operations in the United States, a study was undertaken to determine the possible aerodynamic effects of these trains have on their surroundings...