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Keywords: Railroad safety culture; evaluation; BNSF; AN EVALUATION OF SAFETY CULTURE INITIATIVES AT BNSF RAILWAY
Abstract: Major safety culture (SC) initiatives initiated in the FRA Office of Research, Technology and Development (RT&D), such as Clear Signal for Action (CSA), the Investigation of...
Keywords: Concrete Ties, Field Side Clips, Heavy Axle Load, Gage Side Clip, Gage Restrain, Wear
Abstract: From 2009 to 2010, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., measured the gage restraint of a mainline concrete tie track affected by missing or broken fasteners. Measurements...
Keywords: Network Rail, Franchised Passenger Train, Revenue Requirements
Abstract: This document contains the Rail Regulator's final conclusions in his review of Network Rail's revenue requirements and his determination of the charges which franchised passenger...
Development of Advanced Methods for Theoretical Prediction of Shakedown Stress States and Physically Based Enhancement of Experimental Data: Volume III
Keywords: Residual Stress, Neural Networks, Mathematical Modeling
Abstract: A neural network approach to theoretical prediction of required residual stresses is considered here. Artificial neural networks trained well and long enough on residual...
A neural network approach to theoretical prediction of required residual stresses is considered here. Artificial neural networks trained well and long enough on residual...
Keywords: Impact Tests, Energy Absorption, Train Collisions, Crashworthiness Testing, Commuter Rail Passenger Car, Crash Dynamics
Abstract: A full-scale passenger rail car to train impact test was performed on January 31, 2002, at the Transportation Technology Center, Pueblo, Colorado. The actual speed of impact, as...