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Notice of Funding Availability - Grade Crossings, Positive Train Control, and Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Keywords: NOFA; notice of funding availability; PTC; Positive Train Control; Grade Crossings; Passenger Rail; Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Abstract: Notice of Funding Avialability (NOFA) - Selected Interciity Passenger Rail Grade Crossing Improvements, Positive Train Control Implementation Projects and Passenger Rail Corridor...
Human Capital Management
Strategic Human Capital Plan
Abstract: FRA’s Strategic Plan for 2013 to 2016 recognizes that our employees are our most valuable resource. To give more detail to this recognition, FRA embarked on a strategic human...
National Rail Safety Action Plan Final Report
Abstract: This report details the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) achievements in successfully completing all of the original elements of the National Rail Safety Action Plan (...
The National Short Line Railroad Database Project, 1996-1997
Keywords: Data and Information Technology; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
Abstract: This project is dedicated toward creating an annual information base on short line and regional railroads. Due to the ever faster changing railroad system, the value of such...
Characterization of Residual Stress and Texture in Cast Steel Railroad Wheels
Keywords: Electromagnetic-Acoustic Transducer, Shear-Horizonal Waves, Birefringence
Abstract: Residual stress and texture were characterized in the rim of a cast steel railroad wheel, using both an electromagnetic-acoustic transducer (EMAT) and a piezoelectric transducer....