Topic : rail operator

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D.C. Metro taps ForgeFX 3D simulation tech for operator training

Security and Safety | October 25, 2018

Simulator helps improve operator’s critical thinking as well as command and control of railway procedures and protocols.

How Transit Managers Can Stop the Blame Game to Create a Culture of Safety

| May 15, 2018

When a bus is in an accident or experiences a mechanical issue that causes service delays, the incident typically prompts an investigation...

Management & Operations| April 12, 2017

D.C. Metro fires 20 train, bus operators for policy violations

The employees were terminated for violating drug and alcohol abuse, and cell phone policies.

Rail| October 12, 2016

[Video] Riding Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line to Howard in Real Time

In the first-ever documentation of its kind, the Chicago Transit Authority has created a real-time ride along the length of each rail line. Shot in HD, you can now experience the 'L' like never before from the vantage point of the rail operator. You can even transfer between lines. Published on Dec. 19, 2014

Rail| September 14, 2016

SmartDrive rail safety system deployed on Cincinnati streetcar

System captures collisions and identifies operating risks and compliance issues. When an issue occurs, event video is immediately offloaded and management is notified within minutes of an incident.

Security and Safety | February 5, 2016

[Video] DC Streetcar Motor Safety

DC Streetcar operators share their best advice and top tips for motorists to interact safely around streetcars. Published on Dec 15, 2015

Security and Safety | August 26, 2015

NJ Transit to equip trains with Apollo Video inward-facing cameras

New inward facing cameras will record personnel operating trains, and according to the NTSB these recordings can prevent accidents by identifying safety issues before they lead to injuries or loss of life.

Rail| July 26, 2013

Driver of derailed Spanish train arrested

Government officials ordered a probe into the accident, as the train wasn’t on high-speed track when it crashed and may have exceeded the 80 kilometers (50 miles) per hour limit, the report said.
Rail| December 9, 2011

Veolia to lead rail engineer distraction study

Assess factors contributing to the distraction of locomotive engineers during passenger rail service operations and to develop a rigorous training program focused on techniques to mitigate distraction.
Rail| December 30, 2010

Former T rail operator pleads guilty in 2009 crash

Aiden Quinn, who admitted to texting his girlfriend before his Green Line car smashed into another car in 2009, pleaded guilty to a charge of negligence by a person in control of a train. He was sentenced to two years of probation and 100 hours of community service.

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