Request for Relief in FRA Emergency Docket FRA-2020-0002 related to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, pedestrian behavior, trespass, enhancement, safety, in-pavement lights, violations
Abstract: This study examined whether in-pavement lights installed at a single grade crossing would increase the number of drivers who obey grade crossing safety signals.
This study examined whether in-pavement lights installed at a single grade crossing would increase the number of drivers who obey grade crossing safety signals.
Reports to Congress
Abstract: Trespassing on railroad property is the leading cause of all rail-related deaths in the United States. More people are struck and killed by trains each year while trespassing –...
Keywords: Corrosion, rail, rail base corrosion, coatings, corrosion testing, premature rail failure
Abstract: In March 2014, EWI was engaged by the Federal Railroad Administration to research rail treatments to prevent rail base corrosion in corrosive environments. A coating system was...
Keywords: Transportation, safety, rail accident investigation, crashworthiness, structures and dynamics, Chatsworth collision, passenger train