Technical Reports

Rail Safety/Equipment Crashworthiness. Volume III. Proposed Engineering Standards

  • 07
  • Jul
  • 1978
AUTHOR: Reilly, M. J.
OFFICE: RPD
SUBOFFICE: RPD-30
REPORT NUMBER: DOT/FRA/ORD-77/73.III
KEYWORDS: Railroad cars, Passenger transportation, Collision research, Injuries, Safety engineering, Systems analysis, Accident investigations, Data processing, Design standards, Fire resistant materials, Windows, Safety belts
ABSTRACT: The document, the third of four volumes, contains recommended Engineering Standards prepared in the format of the standards published in the Code of Federal Regulations (Title 49, Transportation, Parts 200). The standards proposed provide improved occupant protection in the secondary impact situation associated with railroad accidents.

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