WEATHER WARNINGS AND PROTECTION OF TRACK AND STRUCTURES. PART I: THE RAILROAD PERSPECTIVE ON WEATHER. PART II: HOW WEATHERDATA TRACKS THE WEATHER

This 2-part paper, presented at a conference on railroad track and structures, examines how weather affects railroad operation and looks at the WeatherData weather forecasting technology. The focus in Part I is on how railroads receive warnings of impending hazardous weather conditions and how railroads react to such warnings. In Part II, the WeatherData systems and their track-specific, storm warning services are discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Full conference available on CD-ROM.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association

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  • Authors:
    • Leeper, J
    • Smith, M
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1998

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 13p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00796049
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 2000 12:00AM