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Keywords: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAV, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, UAS, international railroad, Beyond Visual Line of Sight, BVLOS, ground penetrating radar, UAS technology
Abstract: This report summarizes the current uses and issues associated with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in railroad applications, and provides the use cases employed by railroads. The...
Remote Control Locomotive Operations: Results of Focus Groups with Remote Control Operators in the United States and Canada
Keywords: portable locomotive control, railroad safety
Abstract: This report presents findings from focus groups with remote control operators (RCOs) in the United States and Canada. The purpose was to learn more about remote control locomotive...
Report for the Workshop on ITS Standards for the Highway-Rail Intersection July 22-23,1999 Arlington Virginia
Keywords: ITS Standards, Highway-rail intersection, Railroad crossings
Abstract: The objective of the ITS HRI Standards Workshop was to characterize and move the development process forward toward the establishment of industry concensus standards for the use...
Intelligent Transportation Systems and their Implications for Railroads-Proceedings of A Joint FRA-ITS America Technical Symposium- Washington, DC- June 4 and 5, 1997
Keywords: Highway- rail grade corssing, Intelligent Transportation systems, ITS technology, ITS Architecture, Highway-rail Intersection, Positive Train control, Differential global positioning system
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) convened a joint Technical Symposium on June 4 and 5, 1997 on the subject "...
Keywords: Continuous Welded Rail, Rail Joints, Adhesive Bonding, Rail Joint Properties, Joint Defects
Abstract: The performance of track structures depends greatly on the integrity of the connections between rail sections. Because the majority of service and detected rail failures occur at...