Topic : fire protection

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Flooring features that allow for easy traveling on public transit

Security and Safety | November 25, 2019

In such a demanding environment, material choice for flooring plays an essential role in the overall longevity and durability of transportation.

Practice is Key for Incident Response on Rail Systems

| October 25, 2017

Working in subway tunnels is difficult under any circumstances and when you have to maneuver around an electrified third rail in an environment with less lighting, the task is even more daunting. Now imagine what it is like during an emergency...

Rail| October 3, 2017

Wabtec Corp. acquires AM General Contractor

AM manufactures primarily fire protection and extinguishing systems, including a patented, infrared technology solution.

Security and Safety | April 25, 2017

Firetrace announces family of UNECE R107-approved systems

A significant development for the bus industry, this complete collection of systems affords manufacturers the flexibility they have been looking for in system placement.

Management & Operations| February 28, 2017

Kent Tyler named VP of USSC Group

He will initially focus his efforts on the company’s fire suppression group, Fogmaker North American.

Security and Safety | February 6, 2017

Maximizing Passenger Safety with Fire Suppression Systems

About two-thirds of all bus fires start in the engine compartment, according to researchers. Various types of suppression agents are used, including different sorts of dry chemical, water mist, foam, aerosol, gaseous agents, or sometimes combinations of those.

University| January 30, 2017

University fleet donates 2 buses to Ozark Regional Transit

The transit agency has been using borrowed buses after fleet was destroyed in fire.

Security and Safety | January 11, 2017

Nobody injured after NJ Transit light railcar catches fire

The train was removed from the tracks within two hours of the fire, but the mishap caused residual delays of 30 minutes for northbound trains and an hour southbound.

Rail| December 27, 2016

NY MTA subway service impacted after fire knocks out 3rd rail

The incident occurred just before 10:15 p.m. Sunday, with about 1,000 people from at least three subway trains having to be evacuated overnight, police and fire officials said. The fire was brought under control around 1:37 a.m.

Security and Safety | November 7, 2016

Fed review finds numerous safety violations on NJ Transit commuter rail

Violations include trains stopping too close to each other and workers using cell phones when they shouldn't have.

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