Keywords: High-speed rail, train aerodynamics, train slipstream, pressure pulse, tunnels, passenger safety, passenger comfort, ballast flight, aerodynamic drag, crosswinds, aerodynamic testing, aerodynamics, aerodynamic assessment
Keywords: European Union, EU, standards, regulations, codes, recommended practices, rolling stock, high speed rail
Keywords: Railroads, highway-rail, grade crossing, research needs, rail safety, rail research
Abstract: At this workshop, subject-matter experts shared best practices, identified research needs and discussed new strategies for reducing grade crossing incidents and fatalities.
At this workshop, subject-matter experts shared best practices, identified research needs and discussed new strategies for reducing grade crossing incidents and fatalities.
Evaluation of the Degradation of Concrete Ties Using Machine Vision Technology on High-Speed Rail Corridors
Keywords: Concrete tie, concrete crosstie, tie degradation, cracked tie, concrete tie conditions, tie maintenance, tie replacement, tie inspection, tie grading, tie assessment, Northeast Corridor, concrete tie grades
Abstract: ENSCO, Inc. used machine vision technology to assess concrete tie degradation in Amtrak’s high-speed Northeast Corridor (NEC) over a 13-month period. The study examined three...
Keywords: Slab track, track geometry, instrumented wheelsets, heavy axle load, HAL
Abstract: The Transportation Technology Center, Inc., with funding by the Portland Cement Association and the Federal Railroad Administration, documented the available records associated...