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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...
Abstract: As identified by AAF, the purpose of the Project is to provide reliable and convenient intercity passenger rail transportation between Orlando and Miami, Florida, by extending (...
Reports to Congress
2012 FRA Report to Congress on Actions Taken to Implement Unmet Statutory Mandates and Address Open Recommendations by the NTSB and the DOT Inspector General Regarding Safety
Keywords: National Transportation Safety Board, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Recommendations
Abstract: The report identifies a total of 8 unmet statutory mandates as of December 31, 2012, and specifies actions to implement or address each of them. The report also identifies a total...
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: Northeast Corridor, Infrastructure Master Plan, Trip-Time Improvements, Expanded Service, Freight Service Plans
Abstract: The Northeast Corridor (NEC) Infrastructure Master Plan is the result of a precedent-setting region-wide collaboration among 12 Northeast states and the District of Columbia,...