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Keywords: Track geometry inspection, autonomous, unmanned, ATGMS, autonomous track geometry measurement systems, track assessment
Abstract: What is Autonomous Inspection: The process of inspecting the track from revenue service trains using unattended instrumentation with minimal direct involvement. Autonomous...
What is Autonomous Inspection: The process of inspecting the track from revenue service trains using unattended instrumentation with minimal direct involvement. Autonomous...
Keywords: utilities, safety, agreements, right-of-way
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration hosted the fourth annual FRA Rail Program Delivery Meeting - a 1.5-day conference for grantees, railroad representatives, federal oversight...
Keywords: Job analysis, job tasks, training assessment, freight conductor, safety-sensitive positions, knowledge, skills, abilities
Abstract: This document describes the results from a job analysis that was conducted for the position of Freight Conductor. Key aspects of the position were identified, including main tasks...
Initial Assessment of the Technical Feasibility and Potential Cost Savings of a Lower-cost Positive Train Control Activated Crossing
Keywords: Highway-Rail Intersection (HRI), North American Joint Positive Train Control (NAJPTC), Advanced Crossing Activation Capability
Abstract: The overall objective of this project was to improve safety at the HRIs. The approach used to achieve the objective was to (1) increase the proliferation of constant warning time...
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has established an ultimate goal of “Zero Tolerance” for railroad-related accidents, injuries and fatalities. In pursuit of that goal,...