Developing and Implementing Positive Train Control at BNSF Railway

In response to requirements in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, BNSF Railway is developing and implementing an electronic train management system to prevent train-to-train collisions, overspeed derailments, incursions into work zones, and movements through improperly aligned switches. The author describes the testing and application of research findings and the progress to date.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Illustrations; Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 45-48
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 286
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01489832
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 8 2013 9:02AM