Topic : track worker safety

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WMATA, Sacramento RT tap Harsco's Protran unit for track worker safety

Security and Safety | September 20, 2017

The installations will include Protran’s Enhanced Employee Protection System, the first of its kind in the railway safety industry to incorporate three-way communication among track workers, train operators, and dispatchers in the central office.

NTSB issues track worker safety alert

Security and Safety | August 1, 2017

Safety Alert 066 was prompted in part by the deaths of two rail workers who were struck and killed by a train in Edgemont, S.D, Jan. 17, 2017.

Management & Operations| April 23, 2014

BART fined $200K in track workers’ deaths

Cal/OSHA cited the rail agency for "willful serious safety violations" over an Oct. 19 incident in which two track workers were killed by a train that officials say was operated by an inexperienced driver with inadequate supervision.
Management & Operations| November 18, 2013

Track deaths force BART to change protocol, explore options

The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving as the lookout.
Government Issues| November 11, 2013

Calif. adopts new track worker safety rules following BART deaths

The decision adopts new rules in General Order 175 and reflects years of discussion, debate, and collaboration in this proceeding and amongst California’s rail transit industry experts and stakeholders.
Rail| May 28, 2010

Bombardier demos technology to improve track worker safety

TrackSafe technology creates improved location awareness to track workers and train operators through the use of Radio Frequency Identification and other advanced technologies.

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