Keywords: Train control, mental models, expert engineer performance, train handling, automation, human factors
Human Error Potential in Human-Automation Interaction: Investigations of Performance in the Locomotive Cab
Keywords: HF; Operator Performance; human performance; Cab Technology Integration Lab; CTIL; simulation; simulator; human-in-the-loop; PTC; Trip Optimizer; TO; workload
Abstract: The study was a simulator-based human-in-the-loop investigation of human-automation interaction, specifically with Positive Train Control (PTC) and Trip Optimizer (TO) systems...
Keywords: Technology adoption and impact, rail safety training, rail industry survey, rail education, rail industry diversity, workforce, workforce development
Keywords: Maintenance-of-way, MOW, MOW Employee Safety System, MOWESS
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) sponsored Transportation Technology Center, Inc. to develop a concept of operations (CONOPS) for a system capable of resolving the...
Conference & Workshop
Keywords: Technical Training Standards, Rail Safety Improvement Act, RSIA
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is announcing a series of three, free to the public educational seminars held at various locations around the United States in 2018. The...