Ballast Defects and Conditions—Importance of Identification and Repair in Preventing Development of Unsafe Combinations of Track Conditions
Keywords: Safety Advisories, Track, Ballast
Abstract: FRA is issuing this safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairing ballast defects and conditions on main tracks. FRA notes that ballast defects and ballast...
Keywords: Emergency order, Amtrak
Abstract: FRA is issuing this emergency order (EO or Order) to require that the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) take actions to control passenger train speed at certain...
Keywords: Continuous Welded Rail; CWR
Keywords: Bridge and Structures Safety; Grating; bridge worker; scaffolding; timber tie
Addresses suggested measures that railroads and employees should utilize to prevent work related errors and on-the-job accidents as a result of sleep disorders
Keywords: Fatigue Management; fatigue; sleep disorder; circadian rythm