Keywords: VisioStack, RailLinks, artificial intelligence, forward-facing video, grade crossing safety
Abstract: FRA sponsored a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) task to help reduce incidents at highway-rail crossings and improve the safety of both vehicles and pedestrians.
FRA sponsored a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) task to help reduce incidents at highway-rail crossings and improve the safety of both vehicles and pedestrians.
Keywords: passive control, thermal adsorption, steel railroad stress reduction, maximum temperature reduction, buckling
Abstract: Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has developed a tunable passive solution for limiting the maximum temperature of railroad track. The Rail Temperature Control System (RTCS)...
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Human-Automation Interaction; Human-Computer Interaction; Human Error; Trip Optimization; Positive Train Control; Human-in-the-loop Testing
Abstract: This presentation discusses the use of the Cab Technology Interface Laboratory (CTIL) for investigating human error opportunities associated with automation in the locomotive cab...
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Hybrid Cognitive Task Analysis; hierarchical task model
Abstract: Introduction of automated systems in locomotive cabs changes the scope and complexity of the human crew’s work. This research seeks to provide a methodology to design and evaluate...
Keywords: Handbrake, installation, operation, impact testing
Abstract: The evaluation of a prototype remote operation handbrake showed that it can be installed on a car with only minor modifications to connect the air. This prototype did not set the...