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Use of Collected Data in Accident Investigations

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A paper which describes a wide range of uses for data collected during an investigation to identify causes of a rail accident. Areas covered include infrastructure, operational and equipment issues and human factors and organizational issues. Case studies are used to illustrate the results of various analyses performed on the data and conclusions are made, along with lessons learned.

Year of Publication: 2013

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Railway-Roadway Grade Crossings Regulations

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A paper which gives an update of the development of the Grade Crossings Policy by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Grade crossings are owned by both road authorities and railway companies and it is the multi-jurisdictional nature of grade crossings that is at the root of many safety deficiencies.

Year of Publication: 2013

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A Real-time Train Safety and Collision Prevention System

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A paper which discusses the lessons learnt from the investigation of recent train collision accidents in China and the common system design faults and safety limitations of many existing signalling systems which have been identified. The paper proposes the introduction of an innovative real-time train safety and collision prevention system (RTSCPS) to address the current safety risk associated with existing signalling systems.

Year of Publication: 2013

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