Keywords: Safety culture, safety culture measurement, evaluation, short line railroads, regional railroads, systematic review, training, education
Abstract: Since 2015, the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has been conducting voluntary, non-punitive Safety Culture Assessments of short line and regional railroads (i.e., Class II...
Keywords: Positive Train Control, Generalized Train Movement Simulator, I-ETMS, risk assessment, level splitting, engineering reliability metrics
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration funded the BNSF San Bernardino Case Study to verify its Generalized Train Movement Simulator (GTMS) risk assessment capabilities on a planned...
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Keywords: Safety-critical, hazard, risk assessment, base case risk, proposed case risk, cause-consequence analysis, event tree analysis, FRA Rule 49CFR-236H
Keywords: Public education, PEERS, Quiet Zone Risk Index, alternative safety measure, supplemental safety measure, enforcement, violation reduction
Keywords: Grain Railroad Marketing, Efficiency Analysis, Rail Operations
Abstract: The Staggers Act of 1980 legalized confidential rail/shipper transportation contracts. Their acceptance by railroads and shippers is best demonstrated by the exponential growth of...