Keywords: Automated train operations, ATO, sensor platform, SP, locomotive onboard sensor platform, locomotive-borne sensor platform, autonomous, train, sensors
Full-Scale Rollover Test and Corresponding Analytical Modeling – Survivability of Top Fittings for CPC-1232 Tank Car
Keywords: Full-scale testing, fittings, protection, rollover, tank car, tank car safety, CPC-1232 car
Abstract: A full-scale rollover test was performed on a CPC-1232 tank car body to determine the survivability of the top fittings and provide a comparison to past tank car-type rollover...
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.
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossings, Automated Vehicle, AV, autonomous vehicle, Connected Vehicle, connected automated vehicles, CAVs, Concept of Operations, ConOps, requirements, stakeholder engagement
Abstract: This report discusses automated vehicle (AV) interactions with grade crossings and proposes requirements for future AVs that would enable them to respond to crossings safely....
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 –...