Reports to Congress

Train Dispatchers Follow-up Reivew : Report to Congress

  • 01
  • Jan
  • 1995
SUBJECT: Evaluation
ABSTRACT: This report 1 documents the findings of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) during a national follow-up review of select train dispatcher offices. The review was mandated by Section 17 of the Rail Safety Enforcement and Review Act of 1992 which required FRA to evaluate corrective actions taken in response to concerns identified in FRA's national train dispatchers' assessment of 1987-88. Concerns noted in the national review included the following general topics: • Staffing • Communications • Training • Operational Tests and Inspections • Operating Rules and Procedures • Occupational Stress and Workload • Environment; • Software